By: Virginia Women’s CenterNovember is prematurity awareness month. In the U.S., 1 out of 8 babies is born prematurely. Premature birth is any birth that occurs before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. Preterm babies account for a large proportion of infant deaths. More infants die from preterm-related problems than from any other single cause.Preterm labor and delivery can happen to any woman. Learn more about the warning signs of preterm labor here by clicking here.
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November 4: Prematurity Awareness
November 4, 2013 By