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1

premature labor is labor that occurs between___ to ___ weeks

20 - 37

2

what is the treatment for premature labor?

stop it with tocolytics like mag sulfate and brethine (terbutaline) to stop the contractions by relaxing the uterus.

3

why would mommy get an IM injection of betamethasone?

to stimulate maturation of the baby's lungs in case of preterm labor