Premature birth

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What is premature birth?

A premature birth is a baby born before the start of the 37 week of pregnancy. A premature baby has not had the usual amount of time to fully develop its vital organs, and may require medical care upon delivery.

Common symptoms reported by people with premature birth

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for premature birth

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Compare treatments taken by people with premature birth

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Who has premature birth on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 7 say premature birth is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 1
30s 13
40s 13
50s 9
60s 10
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 50

These charts show data from premature birth patients who have completed their condition history
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