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What does LBWI stand for?

LBWI stands for Low Birth Weight Infants

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12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the 2014 Prematurity Awareness Month, Royal Philips(NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) and Duke University School of Nursing today announced a research collaboration to execute a first-of-its-kind study on the impact of continuous core temperature monitoring on very low birth weight infants.
Prenatal smoking has been implicated in up to 25% of low birth weight infants primarily from preterm birth and fetal growth restriction and up to 10% of all infant mortality.
While feeding unsupplemented mother's own milk to very low birth weight infants (birth weight <1500 g) has been shown to result in slower weight and length gains (12, 16), the implications of this slower growth are unclear and there is not enough evidence to assess if it increased the risk of malnutrition.
Very low birth weight infants are significantly more likely to survive when delivered in hospitals with high-level neonatal intensive care units that care for more than 100 such newborns annually than are those delivered in comparable facilities that provide care to fewer than 100 such children every year.