Mesa, Ariz. teen Tiffany Dymond Williams was born at just one pound, 10 ounces and deemed by doctors as too tiny to survive. Now 17 years later, Williams is thriving as she prepares to enter her senior year of high school next fall. MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist, Dr. Ashishkumar Patel at Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, discusses the common causes of premature births, including preterm labor and premature rupture of membranes, and the risks preemies face as they survive and mature.

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