Last Updated: 2012-11-05
When the amniotic sac breaks or leaks before labour begins. Preterm PROM is when this occurs before 37 weeks of gestation.
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada Web Site. Women's Health Information, Pregnancy, Preterm Labour.
- accessed August 8, 2011.
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. Women's health information, pregnancy, preterm labour. http://www.sogc.org/health/pregnancy-preterm_e.asp. Accessed August 8, 2011.(View)
Term used in
Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A.
Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2012. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] (View)