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Don’t schedule early births, experts tell health care professionals
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

For some time health care professionals have known it’s best to allow a fetus to develop in its mother’s womb until its 39th week of gestation, but that doesn’t always happen. For various non-medical reasons, expectant mothers or their physicians will schedule a birth prior to the 39th week.

Sometimes a physician will schedule an early delivery at the patient’s request.