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Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

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by Madden SL

(PPROM)

 

Risk Factors

The following factors may increase your chance of PPROM:
 

RESOURCES

American Pregnancy Association
http://www.americanpregnancy.org

National Institute of Child Health and Development
http://www.nichd.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

About Kids Health
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
http://www.sogc.org/index%5Fe.asp

 

References


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Premature Rupture of Membranes, Practice Bulletin No. 80. April 2007.


Cunningham FG, et al. Williams Obstetrics. 22nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division; 2005.


DynaMed editors. Preterm premature rupture of membranes at term. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated May 2010. Accessed June 1, 2010.


Eisenberg A, Murkoff HE, Hathaway SE. What to Expect When You’re Expecting. New York: Workman Publishing; 2002.


Ferris DG. Management of bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy. Am Fam Physician. 1998;57(6).


Jeffcoat MK, et al. Periodontal disease and premature birth: results of a pilot intervention. J Periodontology. 2003;74(8);1214.


Kohnle D. Placental abruption. EBSCO Health Library website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/healthLibrary. Updated May 2008. Accessed December 1, 2008.


Pregnancy Info.net. Premature rupture of membranes: causes, risks, and treatment. Pregnancy Info.net website. Available at: http://www.pregnancy-info.net/prom.html. Accessed June 1, 2010.


Premature Rupture of Membranes, Practice Bulletin No. 80, April 2007, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

 

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