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PPROM: Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

By Laura Leavitt

pregnant woman having premature labor If you’re expecting, you may wonder when your water will break, where you’ll be, and if it will happen unexpectedly or too early. Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) is a condition that happens during pregnancy when the membranes of the amniotic sac break at least an hour before labor starts. If
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PPROM: Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

By Laura Leavitt

pregnant woman having premature labor If you’re expecting, you may wonder when your water will break, where you’ll be, and if it will happen unexpectedly or too early. Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) is a condition that happens during pregnancy when the membranes of the amniotic sac break at least an hour before labor starts. If
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PPROM: Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

By Laura Leavitt

pregnant woman having premature labor If you’re expecting, you may wonder when your water will break, where you’ll be, and if it will happen unexpectedly or too early. Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) is a condition that happens during pregnancy when the membranes of the amniotic sac break at least an hour before labor starts. If
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Precipitous Labor

By JustMommies staff

“Express delivery” can sometimes take on a new meaning for some expectant moms. If you’re pregnant, are you wondering if your labor will be speedy? Are you curious about whether a quick labor is unusual? Labor is considered “fast” or “precipitous” when it lasts three hours or less, and
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Pregnancy Pizza to Induce Labor

By JustMommies staff

Once upon a time at a pizza restaurant in California, a woman walked into the restaurant and asked for a pizza that would put her into labor. The manager, not knowing quite what to do, came up with a pizza to serve her. It had everything under the sun loaded up on it and what do you know? It actually
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Premature Labor Risk Factors: Are You at Risk for Premature Labor?

By Laura Leavitt

women in the hospital having premature labor Knowing your risk factors can help you make good decisions.
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Premature Labor Risk Factors: Are You at Risk for Premature Labor?

By Laura Leavitt

women in the hospital having premature labor Knowing your risk factors can help you make good decisions.
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Pressure Points to Induce Labor

By Laura Leavitt

woman receiving acupressure Acupressure may be a great non-invasive way to induce labor.
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Preterm Labor

By JustMommies staff

Preterm labor is a fear of many expectant mothers. Preterm labor is defined as labor that occurs after 20 weeks but before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Certain women are at greater risk for premature labor. Below is a list of risk factors for preterm labor and a list of symptoms of preterm labor. Risks for
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Preterm Labor

By JustMommies staff

Preterm labor is a fear of many expectant mothers. Preterm labor is defined as labor that occurs after 20 weeks but before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Certain women are at greater risk for premature labor. Below is a list of risk factors for preterm labor and a list of symptoms of preterm labor. Risks for
» Read more