If your baby is born before 37 weeks of pregnancy, this is called premature or pre-term birth. Pre-term birth can happen to any pregnant woman. But some lifestyle choices may not be healthy for you or your baby and can increase your risk for having your baby too soon.
Follow these tips to help avoid giving birth too early:
The Dallas Healthy Start program at Parkland is dedicated to decreasing pre-term births. For more information, call 214.590.1670. If you need prenatal care, find a Women’s Health Center near you.