Periviable premature rupture of membranes is a rare complication where the water breaks early in pregnancy, just around the time the fetus becomes viable (approximately 24 weeks). P Periviable PROM is associated with a number of complications, but some women have good outcomes for them and their babies. To learn more about this condition, the following summary from the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is a great source for a more extensive look at this birth complication.
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