Prenatal care and premature babies with guests Dana Wechsler Linden, Mia Weschler Doron and Dr. Peter Nathanielsz on this edition of Fresh Air. Linden and Doron are the authors of the book, Preemies: the Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies. Linden and Doron are sisters, both personally interested in providing information to the public about premature babies. Ms. Linden gave birth to premature twins, and is a journalist. She is also a former senior editor at Forbes magazine. Dr. Doron is a neonatologist at the Newborn Critical Care Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Peter Nathanielsz is the author of The Prenatal Prescription. Dr. Nathanielsz explains what happens to the fetus while in a mother's womb. He claims that the environment created in the womb affects a person throughout life, especially in areas of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and mood disorders. Nathanielsz is the director of the Laboratory for Pregnancy and Newborn Research at Cornell University. (Broadcast Date: August 21, 2001)
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