Are progesterone shows good for preterm labor?

Yes. In a select group of patients , those with a single fetus, and prior preterm delivery, have benefitted from taking a specific kind of progesterone.
Only for prevention! Progesterone (injections or vaginal preparations) can help prevent preterm birth in high-risk women by up to 75%. It is no good once preterm labor is diagnosed and has been shown to be very safe for both mother and baby. Ask your obstetrician about it!

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My doctor suggested progesterone shots for preterm labor prevention due to my history but friends on the internet say its dangerous?

Safe, effective! Progesterone intramuscular shots weekly between 16-37 weeks prevent 31-42% of recurrent preterm birth in women previously affected. It is a safe, effective and well-studied intervention and you are highly advised to accept it if your obstetrician recommends it! Read more...

Has anyone with a history of preterm labor had the progesterone shots in their next pregnancy?

Yes. Makena.....Is the medication.....Go to the site below. http://www.makena.com/?gclid=clvz2k-nxk8cfznv7aod2jysxg. Read more...
Recommended. Progesterone injections are recommended for women with a history of preterm delivery. The medication is safe and shown to reduce the risk of preterm delivery by approximately 30%. Save money by requesting the compounded formula of Progesterone and not the brand name makena. Makena came after the compunded formula and is expensive. Read more...