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Most pregnancies last 40 weeks. A baby born before the 37th week is known as a premature or pre-term baby. Medical advances have meant that more than 9.

Your baby may have very mild symptoms of premature birth, or may . In the long term, premature birth may lead to the following complications.

Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at fewer than 37 weeks' .. Fetal infection is linked to preterm birth and to significant long-term handicap including cerebral palsy. It has been reported that asymptomatic.

WHO fact sheet on preterm birth providing key facts and information on in obstetric practices such as more caesarean births before term.