A premature birth means that the child will always be at a risk of suffering from disabilities or some illnesses and will have a large time of risk when he or she would need constant attention. In any case there are thousands of babies born every year prematurely in America alone and as a matter of fact there is nothing much that can really be done about it.
As doctors will tell you there is no guarantee during your pregnancy that your child will not be prematurely born and there are cases where mothers have done everything right during the pregnancy but somehow have still delivered premature babies. Nonetheless the best option for parenting before your child is born is to make sure that you do everything right as best you can and try and avoid a premature birth as far as you are humanly capable of.
Prenatal care professionally is something which is highly recommended for every pregnant woman for a relatively safe birth. You must visit your doctor as soon as you think that you are pregnant and an entire check up should be thoroughly conducted for all kinds of ailments and illnesses that you might have even without you knowing it.
Iron and folic acids are the two nutrients that are recommended for pregnant women to have a high intake of in order to prevent a prematurity baby delivery. Your diet in general during your pregnancy should be well balanced and should also be healthy.
Among the few things that you should ban your body against are street drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. Not only are all these habits harmful for the health of your child but may also cause a premature birth. So you must come to terms with what the right thing to do for your child is.