Preterm Birth Risks

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Preterm Birth Risks
Fri, 08-16-2013 - 11:10am

While most babies are born healthy, about one in nine arrive earlier than expected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionPreterm birth -- before 37 weeks -- can cause serious health complications from developmental delays to respiratory, heart, and intestinal problems (depending on just how early the baby is born). The good news is that while preterm labor can happen to anyone, there are steps you can take to help prevent it -- and that starts with knowing the risk factors. Here's how you can help protect your baby.


14 Preterm Birth Risks You Should Never Ignore- http://www.ivillage.com/preterm-birth-are-you-risk/6-a-532798

Good information to have!  Is anyone here dealing with any of the issues mentioned?

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