What Problems Will Premature Babies Face in the Future?

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By Molly Clifton

A new study finds premature birth may not cause as many problems as first thought.

Researchers at Indiana University followed more than three million babies and did not find a strong link between preterm birth and mental illness, learning problems or suicide.

That contradicts previous research.

Scientists did find premature birth can increase the risk of early death, autism and attention deficit disorder.

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