Preterm Labor Directory
Preterm labor, also called premature labor, is the start of labor before the 37th week of pregnancy . The earlier the preterm delivery, the greater the risk of serious problems. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about causes of preterm labor, symptoms, treatment, and much more.
Questions to Ask About Labor and Delivery
WebMD offers questions to ask your health care provider about labor and delivery and practical considerations for yourself and family before the birth.
Pregnancy and Signs of Labor
Learn more from WebMD about the telling the difference between true and false labor, and when to call your health care provider.
Understanding Preterm Labor and Birth -- the Basics
Basic facts about preterm labor and birth from the experts at WebMD.
Late Preterm Birth
Having your baby 3 to 6 weeks early may have a few health risks for you and your child. But you can take steps to help your infant stay healthy and grow normally after an early birth.