Any woman can have a premature baby. Are you prepared?

November 6th, 2009

The United States has some of the highest rates of preterm labor, prematurity and infant mortality of any industrialized nation and poor rates than many “less prosperous” nations in the world. Yet, when many  American parents experience preterm labor and have a premature infant, they are completely blindsided by the events and overwhelmed by the intensive care needed for their child. This discussion focuses on what US clinicians can do help parents prepare for the unmentionable and how moms themselves may be able to help lower their risk for going into preterm labor and delivering a premature infant.

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