Premature birth: causes, effects, features,
It considered full-term pregnancy after the 37 weeks. Childbirth, which began earlier this term, are called premature and the baby, who was born as a result of giving birth - premature.
Causes of premature birth The main reason for the beginning of premature birth are infectious and inflammatory processes in the body pregnant. In the presence of infection in the uterus there is an inflammatory process, the result of which is its defective work. When inflamed uterus can no longer stretch, the body tries to get rid of the fetus. It happens that the cervical muscles are inferior. This condition is called cervical incompetence. The reason may be the last abortion, tears in childbirth, surgery. A woman with uterine disease, abortion and miscarriages in history, should be under constant medical supervision, to premature birth are not caught her by surprise. Signs of preterm labor Symptoms of preterm birth in the same as in the case of a full-term pregnancy. They can start with the discharge of mucous plugs, rupture of membranes, pinch and cramping pains in the abdomen and in the lumbar region. Upon the occurrence of preterm birth at any stage of a woman in need of urgent hospitalization. Mother and baby after premature birth consequence of premature births may be different, it depends on the characteristics of the course of pregnancy, delivery date, the reasons that caused them. For women, they are the same as in the period of childbirth, her delay in a medical institution may be associated only with finding the baby under special supervision. Modern medicine available methods of nursing children with a body weight of 500 grams, with the majority of them catching up with peers in physical and mental development as early as 2-3 years.