babies are prone to hypothermia or low body temperature and hence, will require care in an incubator where temperature can be regulated.
She divided the preterm
birth-risk group into two subgroups: couples whose infant was born preterm
(26) and couples who made it to term, either by staying in the hospital for treatment or after being stabilized and released home (27).
Based on the literature and the characteristics of the Tibetan participants,[sup],, we selected 16 variables for exploratory analysis regarding the association with preterm
A single course of betamethasone is recommended for pregnant women between 34 0/7 and 36 6/7 weeks of gestation at risk of preterm
birth within 7 days, and who have not received a previous course of antenatal corticosteroids.
Joseph Mercy Hospital, and her associates looked at preterm
delivery data before and after implementation of a universal cervical length screening protocol at a single tertiary referral center.
newborns breathe better with antenatal betamethasone
Examining the total effect of both components on the preterm
birth rate decline by age group, the largest total effects were observed among mothers aged <19 and mothers aged 20-24 years (Table).
On comparing the two groups, late preterm
infants were significantly at a higher risk of hypothermia, hypoglycemia, sepsis and respiratory distress.
Researchers concluded omega-3 fatty acids may be effective in preventing early and preterm
The baseline rate of preterm
birth in the study cohort was 11%; the rate among those who smoked throughout pregnancy was 13%.
One of the most studied biochemical markers used to predict preterm
labor is fetal fibronectin (fFN).
Precious lives lost due to complications from preterm
births can and must be saved , says Angela Kearney, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan.