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Before how many weeks is a delivery considered a premature baby?

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Dr. Danae Steele
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Before 37 weeks

37 weeks of pregnancy and beyond is considered "full term".
Even babies born between 37 and 39 weeks can have more problems with breathing and eating than babies born after 39 weeks though.

In brief: Before 37 weeks

37 weeks of pregnancy and beyond is considered "full term".
Even babies born between 37 and 39 weeks can have more problems with breathing and eating than babies born after 39 weeks though.
Dr. Danae Steele
Dr. Danae Steele
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