premature labor

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Noun1.premature labor - labor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation
childbed, confinement, lying-in, parturiency, travail, labour, labor - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
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New York, June 20 ( ANI ): Kim Kardashian was made to deliver her baby five weeks before the due date because doctors feared she was suffering from a potentially dangerous condition, best cured by inducing premature labor.
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has canceled the registration of Ritrodine (Yutopar), which is used to stop premature labor.
In recent years, additional approaches have been taken in attempts to evaluate the structural dimensions of the cervix and to correlate that with the onset of premature labor or actual delivery, as well as exploring the basic biology of premature labor.
Psychobiosocial Intervention in Threatened Premature Labor.
The section on obstetrics includes fetal development, maternal adaptation, prenatal diagnosis, infections, diseases triggered by pregnancy, intrauterine fetal demise, premature labor, normal labor and delivery, Caesarean delivery, and postpartum complications.
Physicians and other health care professionals need to assess present and past asthma, up to 5 years prior, in order to properly assess the risk for premature labor," Dr.
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.
Crowell came to suspect that terbutaline, a drug she had taken during pregnancy to prevent premature labor, might have played a role.
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.