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Previous Premature Delivery (Overview)

Previous premature delivery (before 38 weeks) is a past birth taking place more than 2 weeks before the estimated due date.


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Is os tightening required after a premature delivery, y is so?

Is os tightening required after a premature delivery, y is so?

Maybe: Cervical cerclage is the medical term for the os tightening you describe. It is controversial but most would agree that it may help some women. However the patient's specific history of cervical weakness or pregnancy loss needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Previous Premature Delivery (Overview)

Previous premature delivery (before 38 weeks) is a past birth taking place more than 2 weeks before the estimated due date.


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Is there any problem with premature delivery at 36 weeks?

Is there any problem with premature delivery at 36 weeks?

Not commonly.: Late preterm birth such as the one you inquire about at 36 weeks has increased risks for neonatal morbidities such as difficulty eating, breathing, infection and death - but only slightly compared to full term (39-40 weeks) births. Most 36 weekers go home with mom within 2-3 days of life and do just fine. ...Read more

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Preparing for Labor and Delivery (Checklist)

Watch for signs of labor - increasing contractions or fluid leakage
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If baby isn't moving, do kick counts. Should feel 10 in 2 hours or 5 in 1.
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Call your doc with any questions or concerns
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Is having ultrasound scan twice or thrice in 8th month of pregnency harmful for baby and mother? Can it lead to premature delivery?

Is having ultrasound scan twice or thrice in 8th month of pregnency harmful for baby and mother? Can it lead to premature delivery?

No: This technoloogy has been evaluated over the years and found to be harmless to a developing fetus.There is no proven linkage to premature labor or premature birth. ...Read more

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What are the tests for preterm delivery?

What are the tests for preterm delivery?

Several: Fetal test strip will evaluate the fetus and determine stress. Transabdominal stress testing can evaluate presence or absence of uterine contractions. ...Read more

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How can you make sure you don't get preterm delivery?

How can you make sure you don't get preterm delivery?

Early care: The best prevention is early prenatal care, so that any medical issues can be identified early and treated early. However, even in the best care, early labor can occur from a variety of issues. However, knowing you are pre-disposed allows you to make arrangements to deliver in a high-rsk delivery service where there is a nicu readily available. ...Read more

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Can preterm delivery manifest malignant symptoms?

Can preterm delivery manifest malignant symptoms?

Yes: Preterm labor can manifest as hellp syndrome which result in hypertension, headaches, filtration defects of the kidneys, visual defects. If untreated can result in stroke or fetal demise. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for preterm delivery?

What is the treatment for preterm delivery?

Variable: Bed rest, smooth muscle relaxant medications and sometimes beta blockers plus ongoing surveillance usually in house. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Premature Delivery (Definition)

Premature delivery is birth prior to the 37th ...Read more