Born Early (Preterm): At the Hospital
|Preterm (premature) birth occurs in about 11 to 13 percent of pregnancies in the US. Almost 60 percent of twins, triplets, and other multiple deliveries result in preterm births.|
A birth is considered "preterm" when a child is born before 37 weeks of pregnancy have been completed. Other categories of preterm birth include late preterm (3436 weeks), moderately preterm (3236 weeks), and very preterm (less than 32 weeks).
The following is information for parents of preterm...
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