A member asked:

My girlfriend is 26 weeks pregnant and in early labor. the doctor here wants to send here 3 hours away to a perinetal center. i dont even know what that is. should he?

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Dr. Megan Bird answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

A perinatal center is a high risk pregnancy hospital where there is care for a baby if born early. 26 weeks is way too early and the risks to mom and baby are high. Go to the perinatal center. Your doctor is doing the right thing.

Answered Feb 1, 2015



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