In developed countries, the main causes of preterm deaths are well known and studied.But in low resource countries, the causes are much less understood.
Delivering twins is a balance between preventing pregnancy complications and the dangers of prematurity. New research suggests there is an optimum time.
New research has found a commonly used method of preventing early or pre-term birth (delivery of a baby before 37 weeks) may in fact be causing more to occur, and leading to further problems.
A new baby is life-changing for all parents, but for those whose babies are born too early, the challenges can be immense.