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A 34-year-old female asked:

Had preterm labor in week 19.currently in week 16 and talking hydroxprogesterone corpat shot bi- weekly and have cerclage too. what else i should do?

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Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Preterm labor: Progesterone injections and cerclage are the max of what I would consider in a patient with a history of preterm labor or delivery. Bedrest has not been found to be beneficial. The best thing you can do for yourself and your baby is to Listen to your doctor's advice, try to decrease your stress, eat a well rounded diet, and relax.

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