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Premature baby research

Questionnaires are being sent to 26,000 families in Wales whose children were born prematurely.

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Research into long-term health of premature babies

Child health experts are taking the unprecedented step of trying to contact 26,000 families across Wales to get a better understanding of how premature babies develop in the long term.

Dr Martin Edwards, one of those leading the study from Cardiff University, says there's been minimal research in this field: "This is an area of the Health Service that hasn't really been monitored or observed until now."

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