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Cerebral palsy falls in premature babies

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:16

In the 30 years between 1974 and 2003, 2318 extremely premature babies were born in northern Alberta, Canada. Of the 858 who survived to 2 years of age 14.2% (122) had cerebral palsy. But the prevalence has ebbed and flowed, peaking at 131 …

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