Preterm birth

Feasibility of use of the anxiety thermometer in antenatal services

In many countries, pregnant women experience an increasing range of testing and monitoring procedures Early identification of risk factors can facilitate appropriate triaging to specialist clinics...

Introducing a preterm surveillance clinic to manage high-risk women

Preterm birth, or birth before 37 weeks gestation, is known to cause short and long term problems Preterm babies are more at risk of developmental problems and disorders; a risk known to lessen with...

Women's experiences of tests and procedures carried out at a preterm birth surveillance clinic

Preterm birth remains a major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality, and in the UK, 78% of babies born were born before 37 weeks gestation in the year 2010 (World Health Organization, 2012) Some...

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