Abstract

Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.

The incidence of motor, cognitive, and language delay among children who were born preterm (< 32 weeks gestation) is high. Estimated gestational age at birth appears to influence the timing of discharge, with infants born earlier being discharged later after accounting for the degree of prematurity. Postmenstrual age at discharge appears to be related to motor outcome in early childhood, shedding light on the high-risk nature of this population of infants still hospitalized after their due date.

Primary Author and Speaker: Polly Kellner

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jenny Kwon

Contributing Authors: Roberta Pineda

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