See Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes.
Preterm Premature Rupture Of Membranes. around the time of labor, the membranes rupture (or are ruptured by the obstetrician, if labor has to be induced). If membranes rupture before the fetus has reached term, it is called preterm premature rupture. This will often lead to the onset of labor, causing the baby to be born prematurely.
preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes
Preterm premature rupture of membranes. The bursting of the amniotic sac before 37 weeks gestation.
Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes, i.e. when a woman's water breaks before active labor begins, and she has not yet reached term gestation (37 weeks gestation). PPROM is usually caused by infection, and requires careful monitoring, and sometimes induction.