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Does Multiple Gestation Cause Preterm Labor
If dexamethazone injection was given at 30 weeks of gestation for suspected preterm labour, should it be repeated if delivery is planned at 36+6 by Cs?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Largely unknown...: Pretem labor is a blanket/umbrella diagnosis for a wide spectrum of conditions that result in fetal stress and uterine contractions. Such conditions include: infections, poor growth, placental failure, bleeding, too much amniotic fluid, multifetal pregnancies, trauma, fetal anomalies causing hydrops or heary failure, etc. Most of the time there is no diagnosis and preterm labor is "idiopathic". ...Read more
Preterm labor: Premature labor is caused by inflammation or infection. Magnesium has been used for the treatment of premature labor, but multiple studies have shown that it doesn't really stop contractions. Its use for this indication is declining. Withdrawing an ineffective medication can't cause premature labor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can.: Amniocentesis involves introducing a fine needle into the pregnancy sac to retrieve some amniotic fluid for fetal dna testing. That technique had inherent risks for complications, including preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes. The risk for any of these complications to occur is <1%, but is real and devastating if they do occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To avoid preterm labor, how do progesterone shots work to help avoid it? Is it bcuz it's assumed you had low progesterone which may have caused ptl?
I had steriod shot during my preterm labor. Now i'm 34wks and feeling my baby is way active compare my last 2pregnancy. Is there any cause of the shot?
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