This study showed that cervical cerclage was an effective procedure in the prevention of preterm delivery
in bicornuate uterus.
Cervical length at 23 weeks of gestation: prediction of spontaneous preterm delivery
Overall the intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks was strongly associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery
(P = 0.
This study is one of the first to examine the potential mechanism by which periodontal organisms may affect adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery
The researchers say that their findings, along with those of similar studies, "all suggest that induced abortion could produce cervical and uterine abnormalities, responsible for an increased risk of subsequent preterm delivery
6) Investigators have also shown that smoking cessation mitigates the risk of preterm delivery
, (15,16) making this an important modifiable risk factor to address prior to and during pregnancy.
Purpose of this study is to assess the diagnostic performance of transvaginal ultrasonography & evaluation of cervix in the prediction of preterm delivery
Overall, 15% of the women had a preterm delivery
(one occurring before 37 weeks of gestation), 9% gave birth to an infant who was small for gestational age, and 42% had a cesarean section.
The results show that the group of women with the 'healthiest' pregnancy diet had a roughly 15 percent lower risk of preterm delivery
compared with those with the most unhealthy diet.
Data collected from the two groups were then compared to find out the possible risk factors of preterm delivery
The effects of corticosteroid treatments on pregnant women facing preterm delivery
to prevent infant death and morbidity have been thought to develop gradually over days.