New hope for premature babies

Researchers think they’ve come up with an idea that could change the way we treat premature babies.

April 27 2017

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While the system is still in the animal testing phase, researchers are hopeful the bag will be a viable option for premature babies in the future.

"This system is potentially far superior to what hospitals can currently do for a 23-week-old baby born at the cusp of viability," Flake said.

"This could establish a new standard of care for this subset of extremely premature infants."