Discuss disparities related to ethnic and cultural groups relative to low birth weight infants and preterm births. Describe the impact of extremely low birth weight babies on family and society (short and long term, including economic considerations, ongoing care considerations, and comorbidities associated with prematurity). Discuss whether you feel that support services and systems in your community for preterm infants and their families adequately address their needs or not.
The march of dimes puts out great information about premature/low birth weight babies.
Here is the link discussing the differences, causes, etc. http://www.marchofdimes.com/baby/premature_lowbirthweight.html. This link allows you to see how stressful it can be on parents that have a low birth weight or premature baby due to on-going medical needs, ...
The expert discusses disparities as it relates to ethnic and cultural groups relative to low birth weight infants and preterm births. The impact of extremely low birth weight babies on family and society is determined.