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Premature birth

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Premature birth (symptom description): Premature birth is listed as a type of or related-symptom for symptom Pregnancy symptoms.

Premature birth (symptom description): For a medical symptom description of 'Premature birth', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Pregnancy symptoms (type of symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Premature birth' may be possible.

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Premature birth (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Premature birth', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Premature Birth (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Premature birth (medical condition): Early delivery of a fetus (before 37th week).

Premature birth (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 date but after the period of viability (20 weeks or 500g). A premature birth reduces the amount of time a baby has to grow and develop and if the birth is too premature, the baby may be insufficiently developed to survive. The cause of a premature birth may be unknown or due to conditions such as a ruptured amniotic sac, diabetes, hypertension, weak cervix and malnutrition. Roughly 1 in 8 US babies are born prematurely. Premature births increase the infant's risk of health problems.

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