International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 6.5 / 10


A Observational Study on Preterm Labour and its Perinatal Outcome

Dr. Harshita Thota | Dr. Nagaratanamma


Abstract: Preterm labor is defined as the presence of uterine contractions of sufficient frequency and intensity to result in progressive effacement and dilatation of the cervix, before 37 weeks of gestation after the period of viability that is after 20 weeks period of gestation. Preterm labor is one of the most common complications in pregnancy leading to neonatal mortality and morbidity Preterm births are responsible for 75% of the neonatal mortality and for 50 % of the long - term neurologic impairment in children. Several factors contribute to preterm birth, these factors are:


Keywords: Preterm Labour, Perinatal Outcome


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,


Pages: 689 - 692


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