Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Preterm Birth = Low Progesterone?

An exploratory study to be published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, has shown that women going into early preterm labour (before 34 weeks gestation) have low-levels of progesterone in their saliva as early as 24 weeks, and that moreover, these levels fail to rise during pregnancy in the normal way.

Read more here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/158505.php