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How is preterm labor treated?

If preterm labor is suspected, a range of medications comprising tocolytic therapy (to slow down contractions) will be used to delay delivery. Corticosteroids are also used to help your baby mature faster if early delivery is going to happen.

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Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 13 Oct 2014
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