premature labor

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Synonyms for premature labor

labor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation

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A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Premature Labor (Tocolysis).
The commission has asked health practioners and health care providers to discontinue using the drug and use other medicines suitable for pregnant women who need to stop premature labor.
Three Ss went into premature labor and 1 S who did not progress to term had received only 1 session of hypnosis.
He digs through her garbage, spies on her in swim class, and causes her to go into premature labor in the grocery store," Slavin says.
As a result, Jolene went into premature labor and gave birth to her daughter, Makenna.
Premature labor occurs in approximately 20% of all U.
This is the setting for Fletcher's novel about Eliza Jane, who helps her father in the lighthouse, One night, when he had left her in charge, Eliza's mother goes into premature labor, and the baby dies.
ABSTRACT: A woman who was 30 weeks pregnant was given terbutaline sulfate to prevent premature labor contractions.
While there are certain restrictions and medical conditions that may arise during pregnancy that would preclude strenuous exercise (including, for example, premature labor or placenta previa) for the majority of women exercise during pregnancy is beneficial.
Whether this gap is actually caused by prenatal cocaine exposure, it's clear that cocaine use can lead to fetal stroke, premature labor, and detachment of the placenta.
Because of the ruptured uterus, she went into premature labor during two subsequent pregnancies in 1997 and 1998.
If a previous pregnancy was complicated by premature labor and birth, this pregnancy should be given special attention.
Female smokers who are pregnant risk miscarriage, birth defects, and premature labor.
Condition/Purpose Procedure Premature labor Bedrest, drugs, NICU Post dates Prostaglandin, pitocin PROM Induce/augment labor Check progress Vaginal exams Monitor FHR EFM, internal, external Check mec/long labor Amniotomy Dehydration, adm med IV fluids Pain, maternal distress Anesthesia/analgesia Prolonged labor Augmentation VBAC, Maternal med ?
Those who become pregnant and use cocaine are at particular risk for perinatal complications ranging from miscarriage to premature labor.