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Is delivery at 33 weeks considered preterm?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Yes.
Any delivery before 37 weeks is considered preterm and has significant short and long term consequences.
A 33 week delivery is not desirable, but is much better than a 28-32 week delivery, meaning most infant should survive intact.

In brief: Yes.
Any delivery before 37 weeks is considered preterm and has significant short and long term consequences.
A 33 week delivery is not desirable, but is much better than a 28-32 week delivery, meaning most infant should survive intact.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Yes
The definition of "term" gestation is 38-42 weeks, so prior to 38 weeks is considered pre-term, or premature labor.

In brief: Yes
The definition of "term" gestation is 38-42 weeks, so prior to 38 weeks is considered pre-term, or premature labor.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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