Avoid using a razor to shave the area where you will be having surgery, and don’t be afraid to stop someone from using a razor to shave your surgical site. This can cause skin irritation and make it easier to get an infection. Follow your physician’s guidelines about getting ready for surgery.
Over the past 20 years, there has been a 30% increase in preterm birth (before 37 weeks gestation) in the United States. Click for information from the March of Dimes on why Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait.