A new government report found that the rate of induced births is declining in the U.S.
A Leapfrog report found that fewer babies are being born via early elective deliveries within the U.S.
Researchers reported that pregnant women who were exposed more frequently to phthalates were more likely to have preterm births.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has redefined full term pregnancy as weeks 39 to 40.
In one of the largest studies yet, researchers found that preterm births did increase the risk of autism and ADHD.
Researchers found that babies who are born at 37 to 38 weeks as opposed to 39 to 41 weeks have lower scores on mental and psychomotor tests.