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How can i prevent premature birth in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey answered

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Not sure entirely: We still don't know what really causes premature birth. New things have come out about Progesterone use in women with a history of a premature birth that seems to be very good at preventing a recurrence. Don't smoke, try not to develop high blood pressure or diabetes.

Answered 6/30/2014

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Dr. Rick Koch answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Follow up: Regularly with your OB & follow their advice...Don't drink alcohol or use drugs and stay active.

Answered 5/10/2020

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