Premature Infant – Causes and Complications:

0 18 March 2021
Premature Infant – Causes and Complications:

Babies born before 37th week of pregnancy are medically termed premature babies. On average, 1 in 10 babies born in Mumbai tends to be born prematurely due to a variety of reasons. Premature babies tend to have health problems growing up and a few can even have long-term challenges. Pregnancy is a challenging journey and a woman planning for pregnancy must beware of all the challenges ahead. At our gynaecology clinic in Mumbai, we help hundreds of pregnant woman get set and prepare for a healthy pregnancy – and premature infants are one of the topics gynaecologists Dr. Neelima Mantri we focuses on thoroughly. If you are planning for pregnancy too, it is important to be aware of the premature infant situation – its causes, complications and preventions to improve your chances of having a healthy baby. And this blog here we try to give a brief intro into this topic read on: Premature Baby – Causes: Premature birth in most cases can happen due to premature rupture of the foetal membrane that initiates early labour resulting in a premature baby. There is no one single cause for premature birth, the causes can include:

  • > Abruption of placenta
  • > Incompetent cervix which opens before it is tipped to.
  • > Infections – untreated vaginal infection