By Alicia A. Breakey, MA, PhD Candidate, Angela Reidner, MS, CNM, and Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN
What is PROM?
Prelabor or “premature” rupture of membranes (PROM), happens when your water breaks before the start of labor.
Term PROM is when your water breaks before labor at ≥37 weeks of pregnancy.
Preterm PROM, or PPROM, happens when your water breaks before 37 weeks.
In this article, we are going to focus on Term PROM.
This article was published November 20, 2014
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