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Healthy Moms Dictionary - Preterm Labor by Cascia T. Posted Mon 04 May 2009 3:50pm According to the CDC, more than a half million babies in the United States—that's 1 in every 8—are born premature each year. Some babies are so small they could fit in the palm of your hand. A baby that is born at least 3 weeks before the due date is considered preterm. Most infants that die were premature. But those that do live spend ... Read on »
Signs of Preterm Labor by Cascia T. Posted Tue 11 Feb 2014 3:16pm According to the , more than a half million babies in the United States—that's 1 in every 8—are born premature each year. Some babies are so small they could fit in the palm of your hand. A baby that is born at least 3 weeks before the due date is considered preterm. Most infants that die were premature. But those that do live spend a lon ... Read on »
Signs of Preterm Labor [Digg] by Cascia T. Posted Tue 05 May 2009 4:34pm Are you at risk for preterm labor? Learn the signs and symptoms of preterm labor, how you can prevent it, and treatment options you can discuss with your doctor According to the CDC, more than a half million babies in the United States are born premature What is preterm labor? Preterm labor is defined as contractions and dilation... Read on »
How to Prevent Preterm Labor? by Swarnam J. Posted Sun 09 Sep 2012 2:38am The birth of baby less than 37 weeks of gestational age is called a preterm birth. Premature infants are at a greater risk of short and long term complications. This post deals about the ways in which you can reduce preterm labor. The preterm babies face numerous problems including low birth weight, diffi ... Read on »
Terbutaline: Label Change - Warnings Against Use for Treatment of Preterm Labor by FDA Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 1:00pm [Posted 02/17/2011] AUDIENCE: OBGYN, Family Practice ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals that injectable terbutaline should not be used in pregnant women for prevention or prolonged treatment (beyond 48-72 hours) of preterm labor in either the hospital or outpatient setting because of the potential ... Read on »
Weekend Reflection #59 | Preterm Labor and a Breech Baby by Cascia T. Posted Sat 20 Jun 2009 10:09pm It's time once again to reflect on the past week. What were some of the positive things that happened? What really bothered you? Did you laugh? Cry? Stand on your head? Whatever you did this past week I want to hear it. Writing down all the crazy things that happened over the past week is a good way to deal with stress. As our lives get busie ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: New warnings against use of terbutaline to treat preterm labor by FDA Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 1:45pm Additional Information for Patients A References Safety Announcement [02-17-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public that injectable terbutaline should not be used in pregnant women for prevention or prolonged treatment (beyond 48-72 hours) of preterm labor in ei ... Read on »
FDA Warns Against Certain Uses of Asthma Drug Terbutaline for Preterm Labor by Medline Plus Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 5:27pm FDA NEWS RELEASE FDA warns against certain uses of asthma drug terbutaline for preterm labor Certain uses could lead to maternal heart problems and death The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that terbutaline administered by injection or through an infusion pump should not be used in pregnant w ... Read on »
FDA Says Terbutaline Use For Preterm Labor is Dangerous by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 12:00am Click to full article: FDA Says Terbutaline Use For Preterm Labor is Dangerous If you are a woman who has ever experienced preterm labor, you have likely received a injection of a drug called terbutaline to slow your contractions. The FDA now warns against this practice, citing risks for serious maternal heart problems and even death. ... Read on »
Cerebral palsy risk from using certain antibiotics in preterm labor by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:06am TheLancet.com - Long-term follow-up data on a trial to assess the effects of antibiotics given to pregnant women experiencing premature labor, with intact membranes and no obvious infection, has revealed an unexpected increased risk of functional impairment and/or cerebral palsy in some children. This is among the conclusions of the ORACLE Children ... Read on »