Apart from lung problems that are still not perfect, for babies born prematurely, it is possible to have problems with their body temperature. Babies born prematurely will experience hypothermia or chills because they cannot maintain a normal body temperature. In some cases, it is found that a device is attached to a baby who is born prematurely to coordinate the movement of muscles in sucking and swallowing so that it is necessary to provide food through a syringe into the baby’s vein or by using a tube inserted into the nose which is part of the throat and stomach. (Other articles: signs about to give birth)
Babies born prematurely have a higher risk of health complications including brain hemorrhage, increasing the risk of developing bloodstream infections (especially meningitis and sepsis). In addition, babies born prematurely are more likely to experience long-term complications such as visual disturbances, impaired motor function and chronic lung disease.
Given the many complications that occur in your baby who has premature birth, you need to be aware of it. One of them is with maintain health During pregnancy, the risk of preterm birth will increase in pregnant women who have a history of preterm birth to the previous child you are pregnant with Twins, uterine abnormalities, you are pregnant while using an IUD contraceptive, you often use drugs that harm the fetus or strenuous physical activity during your pregnancy. Meanwhile, for those of you who experience the signs below, you should be aware. It is possible that these signs indicate the birth of your baby before birth, as follows birth signs premature:
- The occurrence of contractions under 37 weeks of gestation that is more frequent in an hour, some experiences of pregnant women who give birth to premature babies can occur 4-5 times in an hour
- The occurrence of cramps such as when you menstruate even though your womb is still not yet 37 weeks pregnant
- Often experiences low pelvic pain intensively, causing the urge to push or defecate
- At the age of gestation under 9 months, discharge from the excess female area, there are bright red spots
- Discharge from the vagina that is leaking or gushing
Thus when you experience signs of childbirth Before you enter 37 weeks of pregnancy, you should watch out for it, immediately visit the nearest obstetrician for help. Although now there are several technologies that can help you reduce risk of complications in babies. One of them is by providing bed rest, giving certain drugs to delay labor until the baby’s lungs are perfect or by administering steroids if doctors cannot delay labor. Sometimes the doctor’s choice to deliver the baby prematurely is compared to delay for several reasons, especially if the mother is suffering from an amniotic fluid infection that will endanger the health of the fetus.