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What does PTB stand for?

PTB stands for Pre-Term Birth


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In your daughter's case, there could be many reasons for a pre-term birth, including being overweight, having gestational diabetes, a placenta that started to fail and raised blood pressure.
Across the planet, the five leading causes of deaths among children under five include pneumonia (18%); pre-term birth complications (14%); diarrhoea (11%); birth-related complications (9%) and malaria (7%).
The Partnership and its partner physicians, hospitals, nurses, and certified nurse midwives have begun quality initiatives to improve the State's poor rates for pre-term birth, primary C-sections, vaginal births after cesarean section (VBAC), and low birth weight infants.