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Preterm delivery

Introduction: Preterm delivery

Description of Preterm delivery

Preterm delivery (medical condition): The delivery of a baby prior to full term. A birth is generally considered premature if it occurs more than three weeks before the due ...more

Preterm delivery: See also:

Premature Birth:
  »Introduction: Premature Birth
  »Symptoms of Premature Birth
  »Causes of Premature Birth
  »Treatments for Premature Birth

Preterm delivery: Related Topics

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Preterm delivery as a Disease

Preterm delivery: Another name for Premature Birth (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Premature Birth
  »Symptoms of Premature Birth
  »Causes of Premature Birth
  »Treatments for Premature Birth

Preterm delivery: Related Diseases

Preterm delivery: Preterm delivery is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Preterm delivery

Some of the causes of Preterm delivery are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Preterm delivery (Premature Birth)

Some of the symptoms of Preterm delivery incude:

  • Early delivery before 37th week
  • Prolonged vaginal delivery

Treatments for Preterm delivery (Premature Birth)

Treatments for Preterm delivery (Premature Birth) include:

  • Anti-contraction medications
  • Corticosteroids - help to stimulate the growth of fetal lungs to produce surfactant
  • Possible delivery measures include:

Treatment of Preterm delivery: For more treatment information about Preterm delivery, see treatment of Premature Birth (Preterm delivery)

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