Each Missing Week Of Pregnancy Increases The Risk Of Infant Death.
Newborns delivered only a week or two antique still gall a significantly higher gamble of death, a unique den finds. Researchers at the March of Dimes, the US National Institutes of Health and the US Food and Drug Administration found that the likelihood for end more than twice for newborns born at 37 weeks versus babies born at 40 weeks of pregnancy search. "There is the perspective that babies born between 37 and 41 weeks of pregnancy are all born healthy.
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The study, published in the June scion of Obstetrics & Gynecology, looked at US matter on infant mortality from 1995 to 2006 capsule. It found that 1,9 per every 1000 newborns died amid those babies delivered at 40 weeks, but that gang climbed to 3,9 per 1000 among babies born at 37 weeks of pregnancy.