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Why do they hospitalize you and put you on bedrest for possible preterm labor when you could be resting at home?
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Preterm labor
Bedrest doesn't prevent preterm labor in the hospital or at home.
However, if the woman has advanced cervical dilatation, keeping her in the hospital ensures a safer delivery.

In brief: Preterm labor
Bedrest doesn't prevent preterm labor in the hospital or at home.
However, if the woman has advanced cervical dilatation, keeping her in the hospital ensures a safer delivery.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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