"In the absence of effective preterm birth prevention
strategies, it is imperative that researchers of future studies continue to assess care and outcome trends to ensure that infants of all racial and ethnic backgrounds benefit equally from medical developments," the authors write.
The organisation funds medical research into miscarriage, still birth and premature birth prevention
at its Edinburgh centre.
Progesterone and preterm birth prevention
: Translating clinical trials data into clinical practice.
Collaborative Group on Preterm Birth Prevention
. Obstet Gynecol 1994; 84: 490-5.
Multicenter randomized trial of cerclage for preterm birth prevention
in high-risk women with shortened midtrimester cervical length.
This heterogeneity of risk for preterm births according to maternal age and the variation in changes in age-specific preterm birth rates, combined with the changes in maternal age distribution over time, suggest the need for varying preterm birth prevention
strategies across the reproductive life span.
In 2011, my colleagues and I compared the cost effectiveness of two approaches to preterm birth prevention
in low-risk pregnancies: no screening versus a single transvaginal ultrasound cervical-length measurement in all asymptomatic, low-risk singleton pregnant individuals between 18 and 24 weeks' gestation.
The modern birth prevention
, which runs under the misnomer the birth control movement, began with Annie Besant's trial for republishing (with Charles Bradlaugh) in Britain a work by the American Charles Knowlton, The Fruits of Philosophy.
Screening for and treating bacterial vaginosis is a routine part of preterm birth prevention
. A quick course of antibiotics for women with proven infection is easy and inexpensive--and if it works, a bullet with a huge bang for the buck.
The issue on reproductive health which essentially concerns the use of artificial birth prevention
devices such as condoms, pills, intrauterine devices and the like had deeply divided the country.
The NWHN is advocating for a greater public commitment to research on contraceptive development and evaluation, pre-term birth prevention
, pregnancy and childbirth, sexual health, and infertility prevention.
KPNW's Preterm Birth Prevention
Program, supported by a special user interface in the EMR, requires that the LMP field be filled in, so the collection of this information for high-risk pregnancies has improved in recent years.