Why is premature birth dangerous?

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The baby isn't fully developed yet.
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Are premature ventricular contractions dangerous?

PVCs are rarely dangerous. Almost everyone has them from time to time. They can be caused by stress, infection, or overuse of caffiene or other stimulants. PVCs may also be an

Is a premature birth a birth defect?

not really, there is a chance that the baby could have a defect but that can happen to even a baby that was born on time. Premature birth means that the baby was born early, t

What are causes of premature birth?

There are many conditions that can lead to a premature birth. I had placenta abruptio which is a separation of the placenta from the uterine wall. Many times the cause for pre

How is prematurity or premature birth diagnosed?

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

How is prematurity or premature birth treated?

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

How do you recognize premature birth of a cow?

If you know the approximate date the cow or heifer is due and she calves fairly earlier than that you will know that it is a premature labour. If not, when the calf is born it

Why does a cow give birth premature?

It could be due to a variety of reasons, from disease to malnutrition (and not the emaciated-type of "malnutrition"). Diseases such as Bovine Viral Diarrhea and Trichomoniasis