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A premature infant's health at birth is influenced by many things, including:
Most infants born at 36 and 37 weeks' gestation are mature enough to be discharged from the hospital with the mother. But many premature infants need care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Hospital care will be needed for:
While in the NICU or at home, many premature infants also need treatment for jaundice, infection, and anemia.
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