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When does postterm start?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: At 40w3d.

Three days after your due date the risk of death in utero is greater than the risk of death in the hursery, thereby providing a functional definition of postterm pregnancy.
Most studies find that delivery after 39-40 weeks is perilous for stillbirth.

In brief: At 40w3d.

Three days after your due date the risk of death in utero is greater than the risk of death in the hursery, thereby providing a functional definition of postterm pregnancy.
Most studies find that delivery after 39-40 weeks is perilous for stillbirth.
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