Every mum wants to give birth to a full-term, healthy baby. Yet some babies are born much earlier than their due date – hence the term premature babies. Premature babies are smaller and more vulnerable to infections than full-term babies. Thus, the care that they need is different from full-term babies as well. For parents of preemies and parents-to-be, knowing the facts of premature births and can help to prepare you when it comes to caring for your delicate miracle babies. Here in our Preemies section, we also present articles related to the prevention of premature births – as you focus on achieving a happy and healthy pregnancy and delivery.