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Baby born at 34 weeks: any chance to survive?

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05/05/14

My last baby was born at 34 weeks and she was completely healthy. We were very lucky that she didn't have any medical problems that they would expect a 34 week baby to have. It is common for a 34 week baby to need breathing assistance, a feeding tube, IV fluids, and other help.

Babies born at 34 weeks have a very high survival rate, over 90% but they usually have short term problems and need to stay in the NICU.

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