Most 'Extreme Preemies' Grow Into Happy, Healthy Teens

These children, born at less than 2.2 pounds, tended to fare well by adolescence, study found

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Yet, the study's key message is "that the children feel okay about themselves, despite their problems," Hack said. "It is important to know that."

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To learn more about extremely low birth weight, visit Boston Children's Hospital .

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