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Wait 1 year: After having a spontaneous preterm birth  
Abstract:  This handout is for new parents of preterm infants. It gives information that may help reduce the risk of having another preterm birth and emphasizes the importance of waiting at least 1 year before having another pregnancy. Included are sections on birth control, folic acid supplements, dental health, coping with stress, smoking, follow-up care visits, and planning care for a future pregnancy. This handout is included in the packets "Preventing Another Preterm Birth" and "Coping with Grief," part of the Wait One Year Program.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, August 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC); Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Family Planning
Specific Subject(s):  Supplements; Stress; Premature Infants; Pregnancy Prevention; Pregnancy
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Women; Partner
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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