Prematurity Day 2014 in the media

1. From the sports supplement of Yedioth Ahronoth 6.11.2014 by Elisaf Deuel
"hitting all the obstacles" Rotem Ashkenazi (16) is the only competitive deaf tennis player in Israel, and she doesn't let her disability get in her way: "She wants to reach the top 100 in the world"
...Ashkenazi was born in 1988 in Herzliya with a twin brother and with an extremely low weight - 900 grams...
To read the full article: 6.11.2014
2. GodThe MK's family loss led to a bill
Ilanit Roash, MK Orli Levy's sister, gave birth to twins at 25 weeks. One of them did not survive, the other weighed 824 grams, and was three months premature. Tomorrow, 16 years later, a bill initiated by Levy to extend maternity leave for mothers will be read for preliminary reading For premature babies. "The birth of a premature baby requires total mobilization," says Ilanit. Published on November 6, 2014
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3. Mwithin the program "Five in the evening" with Rafi Reshef on Channel 10
which was broadcast on 09/11/2014 at 17:31
An interview with the association member Keren Yehal Eitan She gave birth to twins at 24 weeks

4. Came to travel in Israel and gave birth by surprise on Friday

Photo: Laniado Public Relations

Edward and Jessica Bess from Germany came for a trip to Israel, when Jessica suddenly went into labor and she was only 26 weeks pregnant. The baby, who was born weighing 840 grams, was transferred to Laniado Hospital for two whole months until the happy and exciting end. Published on 11.11.2014
Click to read the full article on the mako website
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5. From intensive care to space

Photo by Mathcstic for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

The nurses at the hospital in Atlanta wanted to give hope and put a smile on the parents' faces. They created an illustrated and exciting project that shows them how their fighting little ones are destined for greatness. Published on 12.11.2014
Click to read the full article on the mako website

6. Breast milk donation
Recent findings show that feeding with donated breast milk is better than milk substitutes, especially for premature babies, and helps prevent morbidity and mortality. For this purpose, an official and supervised breast milk bank must be established in Israel. Appeared on page 10 of the Haaretz newspaper headline on 11/16/2014 by Dr. Kobi Schiff - senior neonatologist in the Premature and Newborn Department at Laniado Hospital 16.11.2014 Haaretz

7. like big
They came into the world so small and helpless. Look at them today: big, healthy and happy
13 thousand premature babies are born in Israel every year, but premature babies lack budgets, infrastructure and personnel.
Towards the due date that is noted this week: a photo project that is all about victory
The veil appeared on November 16, 2014 in the 24-hour supplement of Yedioth Ahronoth 16.11.2014 24 Hours
8. Cut and save
How to take care of a premature baby after delivery from prematurity
Published on 11/16/2014 in the healthy times supplement of Yedioth Ahronoth 16.11.2014 HealthTimes


9. Sharon's son did not survive, the daughter was delivered from premature birth
In the 25th week of her pregnancy, Sharon Flor gave birth to twins. The son did not survive and the daughter was left to fight her own war of survival. Sharon and her husband Rafi tell about their dealings in the four months from the birth until going home with the baby.
Published on November 16, 2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website
10. Premature babies born at 24 weeks: what do they look like today?
They were born way before their time, spent long weeks in labor - and managed to survive against all odds. A new photo exhibition shows those children then - and today. "You taught us to live forever and not to be afraid to dream," writes the mother of Roni and Lavi, who were born in the 27th week weighing only 850 grams
Published on 17.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website


11. Little warriors: about the struggle of premature babies in Israel and their families
Today is celebrated around the world as Prematurity Day - a day dedicated to the little miracles that are born before their time and survive against all odds. We talked with parents of premature babies about the moments of fear and the support they found on Facebook
Published on 17.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website
12. News for preemies: incentives up to NIS 80 million
In the Ministry of Health, it was decided to establish a pilot for a milk bank and provide economic incentives for premature babies, the main of which are: allocation of beds and additional personnel to the wards.
Published on 17.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the nrg website
13. Prematurity report: increase in premature mortality, in 58% there is no protection
The annual report on the state of preterm infants in Israel, published today (Tuesday) on the occasion of the 6th "International Day of Prematurity" noted in Israel, reveals a grim picture of the situation: the rate of infections in premature infants in Israel is still high compared to Western countries and there is a severe shortage of doctors and nurses. The Ministry of Health: A program is underway aimed at reducing the incidence of infections"
Published on 18.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website
14. My second pregnancy - mother's story

On the occasion of Prematurity Awareness Day, which will be celebrated today in the Knesset, Yael Shemaya, dietitian for premature infants and children, member of the board of the Lehab association (for premature infants in Israel) and mother of two daughters who were born prematurely, tells
Published on 18.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website
15. When my children were premature, I realized what my purpose in life was
Ella Sternberg's two children were born with a tiny weight of 850 grams, in premature births that occurred due to fears of pre-eclampsia. After being hospitalized as a premature infant for months, Ella found her calling in life, and became a nurse in the premature unit where it all began. A personal column on the occasion of International Prematurity Day
Published on 18.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the 9months website from the mako group
16. Following the hard data: Is the state abandoning premature babies?
The infrastructure is poor, there is a huge shortage of doctors and nurses - and premature babies are the ones who pay the heavy price: the hard data published yesterday in the report on the condition of premature babies raises the question of why the state is not doing enough to fight infections in premature babies, which cause mortality among the highest in the West. We asked the experts what is responsible vary
Published on 19.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website
17. Ministry of Health - The main actions to promote the treatment of premature infants on the occasion of the 2014 International Prematurity Day  Click to go to the Ministry of Health website

18. "It's a miracle he's alive"; Parents tell about premature birth
Ross Levine's twins were born to a surrogate in Georgia at 25 weeks - and only his son survived; Leah Silver's son Binyamin repeatedly fell ill with the RSV virus, was sedated and ventilated - and overcame everything; And Liat Ziv Or's baby managed to overcome even a tear in her womb. Parents of premature babies share the miracles that happened to them.
Published on 24.11.2014 Click here to read the full article on the Ynet website

 19. An interview with Dr. Tsangan on Network A about the importance of treating premature infants in the community and a movie about breast milk that was broadcast on Channel Ten

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