Experience YourListen.com completely ad free for only $1.99 a month. Upgrade your account today!

Pediapod: 24 September 2015 - Caffeine I…n prematurity: friend or foe?

Embed Code (recommended way)
Embed Code (Iframe alternative)
Please login or signup to use this feature.

Caffeine makes the adult world go round – but could it also be used as a therapy for premature babies? Several studies have suggested that in premature babies with breathing difficulties, caffeine could help stimulate them to breathe on their own and even have a positive effect on their brain development. But by contrast, a new study in Pediatric Research finds that a high dose of caffeine can have harmful effects.

Licence : All Rights Reserved