Early delivery before 39 weeks not acceptable, says March of Dimes

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by KING 5 HealthLink

NWCN.com

Posted on February 9, 2011 at 8:02 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:45 AM

 More and more pregnant women are asking doctors to deliver their babies early. Not because it's medically necessary, but for convenience like vacations, visits from Mom, even business meetings.

But the March of Dimes says it should no longer be acceptable to "choose" to deliver a baby at 36 weeks. They're launching a campaign to hold OB-Gyn's accountable.

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