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Children who are born a few weeks early have poorer school performance than their full-term class mates

Published on Monday, 30 June 2014 Tweet

A study by NPEU researchers Evelyn Chan and Maria Quigley published in Archives of Disease in Childhood shows that children who are born late preterm (34-36 weeks' gestation) or early term (37-38 weeks' gestation) have poorer school performance at age 7 years compared with their full-term class mates. Read the full paper.

Updated: Friday, 20 November 2020 17:00 (v4)