Preterm Labor

Preterm labor is defined as regular contractions associated with cervical change before the completion of 37wks of pregnancy. Spontaneous preterm labor includes preterm birth, preterm premature rupture of membranes, cervical incompetence. Some risk factors include history of preterm labor, infection, uterine malformation, multiple gestation, hemorrhage or abruption, and cervical incompetence.

While there does not exist perfect prediction of preterm labor, the doctors at Advanced Ob/Gyn are up to date on the latest medical guidelines regarding management of preterm labor.