«Preterm birth, or birth that occurs before 37 weeks, can have serious implications for the health of the infant. But if changes in pregnancy are detected early, preterm birth can often be avoided. However, these changes can be subtle and often go unnoticed. Ultrasound AI’s software, Preterm AI, can compare ultrasound images to find minute changes that could indicate an increased risk for preterm birth. The software platform is patented and is not, yet FDA cleared.»

«Preterm birth can lead to breathing, sight, and hearing problems as well as developmental delay and issues with feeding once born. The last few weeks of pregnancy are vital for development of some body systems, including the lungs, brain, and liver, according to the CDC.»

Article written by Katie Pfaff



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