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Due date 2018

Background - Prematurity Day 2018 approximately 10% 7% - of all babies in Israel are born prematurely (premature). This is about 14,000 babies every year*. "Premature", according to the definition of the Ministry of Health, is any baby born before the 37th week of pregnancy. Premature babies are at risk of severe morbidity and medical complications. Some do not last and die

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Report on the status of premature babies for 2019

On the occasion of International Prematurity Awareness Day, the "Forum for Premature Infants" notes the 2019 State of Prematurity Report: MK Orli Levy-Abacsis, chairman of Gesher and co-chairman of the Forum for Premature Infants in Israel: "The last few days shook the earth under The feet of the residents of Israel, all the more so under protective parents

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Failure to protect premature babies continues - only 9 out of 26 premature babies in Israel are protected!

Despite the danger of rocket fire and the escalation of the security situation, most premature babies in Israel are still not protected and a multi-year national plan for their protection has not yet been formulated. The Forum for Premature Babies calls on the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance to immediately budget about half a billion NIS, which are urgently needed to protect premature babies, before a disaster occurs. Also, the forum reader

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Presentation for "Maccabi" sisters

A presentation for the "Maccabi" nurses from Tifata Halab, clinic nurses, dieticians and Maccabi's child development team. At the end of the presentation, the sisters heard the song "Hero" and were really moved. To watch: Maccabi conference presentation (1)

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After last year's great success, we organized a variety of lectures for you this year on various topics concerning our lives as parents of premature babies. Participation in lectures is free! For links to lectures join our silent WhatsApp group. So what awaits us this month? More details on the Facebook page of the Lehav association and the parents' group on Facebook

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Premature returns in the community

The follow-up and treatment of premature newborns is complex and upon their release from hospitalization to the community Link to the Prematurity Circular in the Community 2016 November 2014, the Lehab Association put on the table of the Prematurity Day committees in the Knesset the issue of the care of premature babies in the community. We raised and emphasized the importance of early developmental intervention upon the release of the premature baby from prematurity and the need of

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