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What Causes Premature Birth? - Preemies - About.com
Premature birth has many causes, whether labor happens on its own or whether doctors decide that preterm delivery is best for mom or baby.
Causes of Premature Birth - Preemies - About.com
Includes information on why babies are born early, who is at risk for having a premature baby and why, and how to prevent preterm birth.
Does IVF Cause Premature Birth Risks? - Preemies - About.com
Jun 24, 2014 ... Studies have shown that in vitro fertilization (IVF) can increase the risk for having a premature baby. Learn what causes the connection and ...
The Causes of Preterm Labor - An Overview - Pregnancy & Childbirth
Jun 9, 2014 ... In the United States about 12% of all babies, about 1-in-8, are born prior to 37 weeks gestation. Preterm birth is the leading cause of death in a ...
Causes and Risk Factors for Preterm/Premature Birth - Preemies
Premature birth has many causes, and many women are at risk for having a preemie. Learn what the greatest risks are and how to lower your risk for having a  ...
Signs of Premature Labor - Pregnancy & Childbirth - About.com
Premature labor can lead a lot of problems for you and your baby. Knowing the signs and symptoms can help you prevent preterm labor.
Preterm Birth - Can Stress Cause Premature Labor? - Preemies
Many pregnant women wonder if stress can cause premature labor. Stress can increase the chances that you'll deliver early, so try to relax in order to have a ...
Short Cervix and Preterm Birth - Preemies - About.com
Mar 7, 2014 ... An insufficient cervix, or incompetent cervix, can cause cervix shortening and therefore premature birth. In insufficient cervix, the cervix is weak ...
Long Term Effects of Being Born Premature - Preemies - About.com
Common long-term outcomes of being born premature, with descriptions of ... They want to know what to expect, and how to prevent the problems caused by ...
Avoiding Preterm Labor - Prevention & Early Signs
Jul 17, 2014 ... Vaginal Infections: Infections like yeast, bacterial vaginosis, etc. can all cause premature labor. Having any symptoms of a vaginal infection ...
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