Preterm births, though decreased in number from previous years’ statistics, continue to stand at a higher scale, especially in the U.S where every 1 in 8 babies is preterm as opposed to 1 in 10 babies in the rest of the world.
While the matter of concern in developing countries is to improve medical facilities to keep preterm births in check that in the developed countries is to look for ways in which it can be prevented. An international coalition, on 15th November, put forward a few recommendations for countries to stick to and those that can help cut down the number of preterm births. They are:
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