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.

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