2009-12-31

hormonics in pregnancy

. in the United States, One in eight babies is born prematurely,
defined as before 37 weeks of gestation,
a rate that is twice that in most European countries.
Spontaneous labor accounts for 50 percent of preterm births,
30 percent occur after the spontaneous rupture of the membranes,
and 20 percent involve medically induced deliveries
to protect the health of the mother or the infant.
The hormone progesterone has been shown to help prevent premature labor and delivery, ...
--[notice that need for progesterone
may be implicated with estrogen dominance ]--
[12.31:
. but why would usa women have more problems with estrogen dominance
than european women, when they both have industrial diets?
]