Premature babies often experience problems both physically and psychologically, one of the problems related to physical is because at the age of the birth of a premature baby (less than 37 weeks) the baby’s organs are not fully mature, so it will interfere with growth and development after born. A condition that is often found is the baby’s digestion is disturbed so that it is delayed breastfeeding directly. Not only physical problems when the baby is born, premature birth will have an impact on the child’s psychology when experiencing growth. Babies born prematurely are often the ones with social problems, according to research conducted by the University of Rhode Island. In addition, research in the same place states that children who are born prematurely will increase the risk of tranquility and comfort, which affects stress levels in living their lives when they grow up, this is related to the production of the hormone cortisol which is much higher so that it affects metabolism, circus. blood and also the immune response.
The less weight the premature baby has, the higher the risk to the baby’s physical and psychological health. Coupled with the possibility of experiencing difficulties in learning which is much higher than with children who are born normally. So it takes longer time in understanding the lesson than others, although that does not mean premature children will always experience all of the problems above, some of which you can help with parenting support, to minimize these possibilities.
The problem of the relationship between premature babies and parents is not due to the treatment of the parents of the child, but because of abnormalities in the brains of premature babies, especially in the development of the brain and nerves that cause difficulties in building close relationships between children and parents. The next cause is a number of approaches that become obstacles when premature babies are born in the world. Usually, babies born prematurely are put in an incubator in the first week of birth, which can lead to a bad start between the relationship between the child and the parents. The difficulty of building a relationship between children and parents is often triggered by several factors, including parenting, family environment or premature birth. You should be aware that difficulties in close contact with children can be a sign of problems with disturbances in brain and neurological development in children. It is recommended that you have time together with family on the weekends to help maintain a harmonious relationship between children and parents.