A preterm birth is one that occurs before the 37th week of gestation and may involve certain complications for the newborn. In addition, the earlier the baby is delivered, the greater the consequences for the baby compared to the term delivery date.
By Óscar Oviedo Moreno M.D. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 03/07/2022