It is the time interval between the rupture of membranes
and the onset of uterine contractions.
The risk of premature rupture of membranes
was 15% higher in mothers with AD.
In present study, maternal risk factors significantly associated with MAS were anemia in pregnancy, gestational diabetes, PIH and premature rupture of membranes
while none of the mothers had pre-eclampsia.
Confirmation of the diagnosis of rupture of membranes
was documented through sterile speculum examination confirming the pooling of amniotic fluid in the posterior vaginal fornix or/and direct visualization of fluid leakage from the cervical canal.
The agency announced that, "The FDA is concerned about misuse, over-reliance, and inaccurate interpretation of lab test results from ROM tests used to detect rupture of membranes
in pregnant women.
Most commonly noted risk factor were post-date 53(26.5%), anaemia 35(17.5%), premature rupture of membranes
(PROM) 28(14%) and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) 10(5%) (p>0.05).
Pregnancies, n 23 GA at cerclage, weeks [22.sup.+3] ([17.sup.+5] to [25.sup.+3]) Indication Ultrasound-indicated, n (%) 8 (35%) Cervical length, mm 8(5-14) Physical examination-indicated, n (%) 17 (65%) Dilatation of cervix, n 10 Prolapsed membranes, n 5 ROM during cerclage, n (%) 0 (0%) Surgery completed, n (%) 23 (100%) GA, gestational age; ROM, rupture of membranes
. Table 3: Pregnancy and perinatal outcomes.
Prolonged latency after preterm premature rupture of membranes
: An independent risk factor for neonatal sepsis?
 Increases in the duration of the rupture of membranes
, prematurity and prolonged labour after rupture of membranes
increase the risk of perinatal HIV transmission.
The 33 contributions also review research findings on analgesia, pregnancy loss, premature rupture of membranes
, induction of labor, malposition, shoulder dystocia, placental disorders, and postpartum care.
The maternal information included gestational age, time of rupture of membranes
, presence of intrapartum fever, diagnosis of chorioamnionitis, type of delivery, status of GBS colonization, IAP treatment, and antibiotics received.
Prelabour rupture of membranes
is the commonest antecedent to preterm and term labour .