Assistant Professor

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact

McMaster University
1280 Main St. West,
HSC3V - 43B
Hamilton, Ontario ​L8S 4K1

Mode of delivery in the second stage of labour and subsequent preterm birth

Preterm birth occurs in approximately 8% of deliveries in Canada and is a leading cause of infant death and morbidity throughout the life course. While sPTB is associated with several different risk factors including prior sPTB, socioeconomic status, and smoking during pregnancy, the cause of most sPTBs remains unknown. 

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