Susan Inwood, RN


Pre-term and overdue deliveries

What every mom-to-be should know about pre-term birth and overdue babies.

Pre-Term and Post-Term Births

Not all pregnancies go as planned so its important to be prepared. Pre-term birth Babies born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy are considered to have been born prematurely— about ten percent of pregnancies are preterm. Eighty percent of premature babies survive with no long-term effect.