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How can i prevent premature birth in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
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.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Follow up: Regularly with your OB & follow their advice...Don't drink alcohol or use drugs and stay active.
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