In this episode of Up Close: Special Delivery, Isis Romero explores the choices and challenges women face while expecting, including premature birth. According to the March of Dimes, the US preterm birth rate worsened in 2016, and it is something hospitals are dealing with every day. “What we try to do is actually grow and nurture the child just like he or she is in the womb,” said Dr. Alexander Kenton, MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist at Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. “Unfortunately, that’s a huge challenge but you can consider neonatologists as specialists in the transition from uterine life to life outside the womb.”

View the full segment at KSAT-TV

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