Tag: preterm birth


US scores D+ for preterm birth rates, says new report: ‘Falling further behind’

November 21, 2023

Via: Fox News

The rate of preterm births remains alarmingly high in the U.S., according to the latest March of Dimes Report Card. The figure was around 10.4% as of 2022 — just a 1% decline from 2021, when the preterm rate was […]

Innovation, Research

Study reveals process to explain how maternal stress triggers idiopathic preterm birth

March 9, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Preterm birth is a leading cause of infant deaths and illness in the U.S. — yet its underlying molecular causes remain largely unclear. About 40 to 50% of preterm births, defined as births before 37 weeks of pregnancy, are estimated […]