Preemie babies are those who are born at week 35th of pregnancy or sooner. There exist certain signs that may be an indicator of preterm birth.
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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.
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.
Multiple pregnancies involve more risks than normal pregnancies. That’s why an exhaustive medical check-up with ultrasounds is needed to figure out if there any signs of alarm.
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.