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Stopping premature labour

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As a general rule, it is usually best to prevent premature labour before 28 weeks so as to allow the fetus to mature.

NICE have given guidance concerning agents to consider for tocolysis (pharmaceutical agents to prevent premature birth and stop uterine contractions)

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