Preterm Birth Management

Fetal Fibronectin (fFN):

1 out of every 8 births in the U.S. is preterm. A fetal fibronectin (fFN) test is a safe, reliable, non-invasive test that is the most powerful predictor of preterm birth <32 weeks of gestation.

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Utilizing a Standardized Approach to fFN Testing

Barbara Hughes CNM, MS, MBA, FACNM, NE-BC discusses the benefits of utilizing a standard protocol for assessment of preterm labor and discusses the proper technique for specimen collection and the benefits and contraindications for fFN testing.

Webinar: Planes, Pilots and Preterm Labor: The Role of Protocols and Standardization in Patient Evaluation

Dr. Michael S. Ruma discusses the following regarding preterm labor: history, symptoms, examination, protocol likelihood and finally prevention. 

Webinar: Antenatal Corticosteroids in 2012: What Clinicians Need to Know

Dr. Shailen Shah discusses the role of ACS in the management of preterm birth, when and how its appropriate to use steroids, and current society recommendations for use.