Preterm Labor risks
Preterm Labor

  • Twins
  • Excessive amniotic fluid (finding)
  • Hemorrhage in early pregnancy
  • Smoking in pregnancy
  • Preeclampsia
  • Infectious Diseases
  • History of previous preterm delivery
  • Failure to Gain Weight
  • Chronic Disease or Disease
  • Alcohol Abuse in Pregnancy
  • Cervix abnormal
  • Elevated Alpha-Fetoprotein level in second trimester
  • Congenital abnormality of uterus, affecting pregnancy
  • Anemia of pregnancy
  • Preeclampsia is a condition in which a pregnant women has high blood pressure and protein in her urine after the 20th week of pregnancy. Abnormal swelling of the face and hands can be a sign of preeclampsia.
  • Infection is the invasion and replication of microorganisms-viruses, bacteria, protozoa, or fungi-in body tissues.
  • Infectious diseases are those that are transmitted from person to person by direct or indirect contact. Viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi all cause infectious disease.
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