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Classifiction and heterogeneity of preterm birth part 4

  Being born before 37 weeks gestational age or before 259 days, is defined as preterm birth according to the World Health Organisation.  In this definition, the lower limit is not specified. Preterm birth could be qualified according to birthweight … Continue reading

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Classifiction and heterogeneity of preterm birth part 3

  Preterm birth is stratified into: Mild preterm (32-35 weeks) Very preterm (28-31 weeks) Extremely preterm (<28 weeks)

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Classifiction and heterogeneity of preterm birth part 2

  The majority of multiple pregnancies are delivered preterm. Although medical indications relate more to feto-maternal conditions, preterm premature rupture of membranes to infections and idiopathic preterm birth to lifesyle, these risk factors are identified in any category, emphasing that … Continue reading

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Classifiction and heterogeneity of preterm birth part 1

  Three main conditions explain preterm birth: Medically indicated (iatrogenic) preterm birth Preterm premature rupture of membranes Spontaneous (idiopathic) preterm birth

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PRETERM LABOR AND BIRTH part 14

  What happens if my labor does not stop? If your labor does not stop and its look like you will give birth to early, you and the baby usually will be cared for by a team of health care … Continue reading

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PRETERM LABOR AND BIRTH part 13

  What are tocolytics? Tocolytics are drugs used to delay delivery for a short time (up to 48 haours). They may allow time for corticosteroids or magnesium sulfate to be given or for you to be transferred to a hospital … Continue reading

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PRETERM LABOR AND BIRTH part 12

  What is magnesium sulfate? Magnesium sulfate is a medication that may be given if you are less than 32 weeks pregnant, are in preterm labor, and are at risk of delivery within the next 24 hours. This medication may … Continue reading

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