Obstetric Labor, Premature


Labor, Premature

Labor, Premature Obstetric

Labor, Preterm

Premature Labor

Premature Obstetric Labor

Preterm Labor

Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).