• Consequences of Premature Delivery
    Premature Babies
    The Impact of Premature Birth
    The Impact of Premature Birth E Fact About twenty years ago, babies born prior to twenty-eight weeks gestation were not considered viable. However, advances in medical technology now make it possible for some infants as young as twenty-three wee...
  • Delivering Multiples
    Delivering Multiples
    Vaginal Delivery for Multiple Pregnancy
    Vaginal Delivery for Multiple Pregnancy The process of labor prepares the mother's body for a vaginal delivery. After the first stage of labor completely opens the cervix to provide a gateway for the baby's exit from the womb, it's time for th...
  • Signs of Preterm Labor in Multiple Pregnancies
    Pre-Term Labor
    Signs of Preterm Labor with Multiple Pregnancy
    According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than half of twin births in the U.S occur preterm. It's important to know the signs of preterm labor in a multiple pregnancy so that you can get help in time. There are some clues, but t...
  • Premature Delivery for Multiple Pregnancy
    Pre-Term Labor
    Why Preterm Labor Is a Concern for Multiple Pregnancy
    Why Preterm Labor Is a Concern for Multiple Pregnancy Essential Mothers of twins are two and one-half times more likely to experience preterm labor than a singleton mother. For higher order multiples, the chances are even higher. However, preter...
  • Risks of Preterm Labor with Multiple Pregnancy
    Delivering Multiples
    Multiple Pregnancy: When Will You Deliver?
    Multiple Pregnancy: When Will You Deliver? As you reach the third trimester, the birth of your babies may seem imminent. With so much attention focused on the risks of preterm labor, you may be anticipating an early arrival. Even though you've...