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In September 2018, the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) posted its position statement on low birth weight, prematurity and early intervention. The document covers available research on low weight preterm infants and the impact of evidence-based early intervention, as well as recommendations, including the case for a national standard of low birth weight being set below 1500 grams and 37 weeks for early intervention (EI) eligibility. View or download the full text of the position statement below. 
 
An executive summary is also available here: https://www.decdocs.org/executive-summary-low-birth-weight
 

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