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Causes of Premature Rupture Of Membranes


The causes of PROM are not clearly understood. Some of the possible causes are:

  • Early dilation of the cervix-may be due to the weight of baby and placenta, or changes in the cervix itself
  • Infections of the vagina, uterus, or membranes surrounding the fetus
  • Premature labor (labor occurring three or more weeks before the due date)
  • Amniocentesis
  • Poor dental hygiene



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