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Is it just unlucky to have two children who were born extremely premature?
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Dr. Salil Gupta
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Extreme prematurity is rare and have many different causes.
Certain uterine abnormalities can lead to recurrent extreme prematurity. There is however new information on genetic basis for having recurrent premature births. Parents may carry certian genes which predispose to recurrent preterm births. Find a high risk OB doctor in your area to discuss more technical details.

In brief: Possibly
Extreme prematurity is rare and have many different causes.
Certain uterine abnormalities can lead to recurrent extreme prematurity. There is however new information on genetic basis for having recurrent premature births. Parents may carry certian genes which predispose to recurrent preterm births. Find a high risk OB doctor in your area to discuss more technical details.
Dr. Salil Gupta
Dr. Salil Gupta
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