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State Ranks 6th in the Nation and Receives "B" On 2014 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card SEATTLE, Nov.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes is calling for a nationwide effort to reduce U.S. preterm births to 5.5 percent of all live births by 2030.
The Fetal to Newborn Care Center is a joint program between Miami Valley Hospital and Dayton Children's Hospital to provide specialized care to women facing high-risk pregnancies and complex
Preterm babies admitted to high volume neonatal units are less likely to die compared to those admitted to low volume units.
The advantage is particularly evident for very premature babies born after less than 27 weeks of pregnancy, where the figure rises to 50%, prompting the authors to conclude that new services for newborns should promote delivery of very preterm babies in high volume units.
A new Ohio study demonstrates that women who have shorter birth spacing between the last delivery and their next conception have shorter pregnancy lengths, which puts mother and child at a greater risk for preterm birth.
In a study to be presented on February 14 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, California, researchers will report findings suggesting an increased risk of early (less than 35 weeks) preterm birth when intra-amniotic debris is present in nulliparous women with a short cervix.
Research published on bmj.com today suggests that although more babies survived shortly after extreme preterm birth in England in 2006 compared with 1995, the number with major conditions on leaving hospital remained largely unchanged.
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