How do you prevent premature birth?
if your younger than 16 and older than 40 then having a baby can cause birth defects such as premature birth. also, meeting up with your doctor while pregnant can reduce on having a premature birth.
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Birth before 37 weeks gestation
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enfication of risk factors like extremesof age , hypertension, short stature, previous premature labour, etc & taking precautions to address these problems canprevent prematur…e labour.
No, it does not.
The only controllable factor associated with PROM is smoking. Cigarette smoking should always be discontinued during a pregnancy.
Prematurity is diagnosed by determining the gestational age of the baby using ultrasound imaging, calculating from a date of conception, using the Dubowitz exam, electronic fe…tal monitoring, blood samples.
Treatment depends on the complications. Often the premie is placed in a heat-controlled unit, fed oxygen, intravenous feedings, fetal monitoring, massage, may require drugs or… surgery.
Placenta previa, in which the placenta grows too low in the uterus.
Premature rupture of membranes occurs when the amniotic sac is torn, causing the amniotic fluid to leak out.
The survival rate for gestational period of 21 weeks or less: 0%; 22 weeks: 0-10%; 23 weeks: 10-35%; 24 weeks: 40-70%; 25 weeks: 50-80%; 26 weeks: 80-90%; 27 weeks: greater th…an 90%.
Premature birth is caused by premature labor, placental abruption, placenta previa, premature rupture of membranes, incompetent cervix, maternal toxemia, drug abuse or is usua…lly unknown.
Placental abruption is a medical condition in which the placenta detaches from the uterus.
The prevalence of premature birth is 1 out of every 10 infants born in the United States.
The latest research is a new medication (17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate) which may help to prevent spontaneous premature births.
Smoking, drug/alcohol abuse, poor nutrition should be stopped. A healthy diet and prenatal vitamin supplements are important. Pregnant women should be under the care of a phys…ician.
If the mother receives good prenatal care, eats well, avoids drug/alcohol abuse, and stops smoking. Bed rest or drugs may be given to stop labor. Neonatal intensive care units… can also increase survival chances.