Being aware of your risk for preterm labour can help you take a more active role in your pregnancy and your baby’s health, and you may want to ask for a fetal fibronectin test based on your risk factors. Together, you and your doctor or midwife can use this knowledge to work out a plan.
The causes of preterm births are not fully understood, although there are some related risk factors.
Traditional risk factors include5:
If you have any of these risk factors, it’s especially important for you to know the symptoms of preterm labour and what to do if they occur.
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