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Preterm delivery

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Deliveries that take place before week 37 are considered as preterm deliveries; depending on how premature they were they are classified in extremely, severely or moderately premature.

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27 weeks pregnant

Baby's development week 27

During week 27 the lanugo covering the baby’s skin begins to fall out, but the foetus’ skin is protected by a layer named vernix.

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Multiple births

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A pregnancy in which more than a single embryo implants into the maternal womb is known as “multiple births”. The most common type of multiple births are twins, and most of them occur as a consequence of assisted reproductive treatments.

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