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25 Jul 2008

Prem baby critical age
Hi, our prem baby was born at 31 weeks, she is now nearly 6 months and all is well - has had the occasional flu. Till what age should we be extra careful with her / protecting her from crowded places and sick people etc.?
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premature baby expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear Collie
They seem to be more susceptable to upper airway infections during the first two years of life. Keep all children away from ill people as far as possible, but don't lock her up in the house. Take her out to family and friends and just give her vitamin suppliments.

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Welma
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