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Family Nurture Could Help Preterm Babies Avoid Developmental Problems

04/21/2017

Connie De La Rosa holds baby Angel in the NICU at University Hospital. She's the first participant in a new study of Family Nurture Intervention.
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Connie De La Rosa holds baby Angel in the NICU at University Hospital. She's the first participant in a new study of Family Nurture Intervention. WENDY RIGBY / TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO

A study in San Antonio is designed to determine if Family Nurture Intervention helps babies who spend their first days in the neonatal intensive care unit. Listen to the story.

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