Vaginal Progesterone Reduces Preterm Birth, Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Women at Risk

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Study Determines Natural Progesterone Helps Reduce Premature Births by Half

A new study published in the journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology has found that natural progesterone cream given to certain groups of pregnant women effectively reduced premature birth rates by 50 percent. Pregnant women with a condition known as short cervix are believed to be lacking in progesterone, an essential hormone necessary for the development of healthy babies. So by supplementing with progesterone gel, such women can help ensure a healthy pregnancy.

Many readers will recall the recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement that the agency was giving exclusive, monopoly approval to KV Pharmaceutical to produce progesterone cream — and that the price of the treatment  Continue reading