To the Editor I read the cohort study1 examining neurodevelopment and social-emotional development at age 2 years between moderate and late preterm (MLPT) infants and term control infants. Cheong et al1 report that MLPT children had worse cognitive, language, motor development, and social-emotional competence at age 2 years compared with control infants.
Chabra S. Consistent Terminology Needed for Estimation of Outcomes of PrematurityDefinitions of Premature Infants. JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171(8):810. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1385