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Preterm Delivery is responsible for 75% of all neonatal deaths

Preterm deliveriy is the delivery of a baby before 37 completed weeks of the pregnancy. The earlier a baby is born, the more likely s/he will have complications. Experts don’t know all the reasons that some babies are born too early. Some things (called risk factors) can increase the chance that a woman will have a preterm birth. However, a woman can still have a premature birth even if she has no known risk factors. 

By answering a few questions, this babyMed preterm identification tools can help identify if you have risk factors to have a preterm birth. You can complete this tool before and during pregnancy without needing a blood draw, and from the convenience and comfort of your own home. If you are at increased risk, talk to your doctor to find out what you can do to prevent the risk.