Premature rupture of membranes

PROM; PPROM; Pregnancy complications - premature rupture

Layers of tissue called the amniotic sac hold the fluid that surround a baby in the womb. In most cases, these membranes rupture during labor or within 24 hours before starting labor. Premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) is said to occur when the membranes break before the 37th week of pregnancy.

What is PROM?

Why Does PROM Happen?

How do I Know I Have it?

What Will Happen?

What if I Have to Deliver My Baby Preterm (Early)?