The following HTML text is provided to enhance online
readability. Many aspects of typography translate only awkwardly to HTML.
Please use the page image
as the authoritative form to ensure accuracy.
Preterm Birth: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention
ment all of the previous recommendations. Research in the areas ofbetter defining the problem of preterm birth, clinical investigations,and etiologic and epidemiologic investigations is critical to conductbefore policy makers can create policies that will successfully address this problem.