Rest assured.

When your fetal fibronectin test comes back negative, the chance of delivering your baby in the next 2 weeks is less than 1%.1

More about fFN test results

Know the Symptoms

Pregnant women experiencing these symptoms should talk to their doctor or nurse-midwife.

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Have you been tested recently?

What your fetal fibronectin test results say about your risk for preterm birth.

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Fetal Fibronectin Testing

Fetal fibronectin (fFN) is a glue-like protein your body makes to hold your baby in the womb. By testing the levels of this protein, your doctor can tell how likely you are to go into labor.1

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References

  1. Rapid fFN for the TliIQ System [package insert]. AW-04196-002, Rev. 003. Marlborough, MA: Hologic, Inc.; 2015.

Test Your Knowledge

Premature birth, or a birth before 37 weeks gestation, is rare in the United States.

Yes

Premature birth is common in the United States: According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 10 births in the United States is preterm — that’s 500,000 preterm births each year.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

No

Premature birth is common in the United States: According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 10 births in the United States is preterm — that’s 500,000 preterm births each year.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Preterm birth can lead to lifelong problems for the baby.

No

While many babies who are born premature are okay, half of the babies born with neurological disorders are born preterm. These problems can include deafness, blindness, mental retardation, and cerebral palsy.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Yes

While many babies who are born premature are okay, half of the babies born with neurological disorders are born preterm. These problems can include deafness, blindness, mental retardation, and cerebral palsy.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Menstrual-like cramps, contractions, and backache can be symptoms of preterm birth.

No

The symptoms of preterm birth can feel like menstrual symptoms, such as cramps, contractions, and backache.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Yes

The symptoms of preterm birth can feel like menstrual symptoms, such as cramps, contractions, and backache.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Only women who have known risk factors, such as a previous preterm delivery, are at risk of having their baby prematurely.

Yes

There are risk factors for preterm birth, yet many women without known risk factors still deliver early. That’s why it’s important to know the symptoms of preterm labor.

(Source: http://www.marchofdimes.com)

No

There are risk factors for preterm birth, yet many women without known risk factors still deliver early. That’s why it’s important to know the symptoms of preterm labor.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Fetal fibronectin is a “glue-like” protein that holds the baby in place in the uterus.

No

Fetal fibronectin is a “glue-like” protein that bonds the baby to the uterus. Fetal fibronectin is detectable at the very beginning of pregnancy, when this bond is first forming, and then again at the end of pregnancy, when the body is getting ready to deliver.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

Yes

Fetal fibronectin is a “glue-like” protein that bonds the baby to the uterus. Fetal fibronectin is detectable at the very beginning of pregnancy, when this bond is first forming, and then again at the end of pregnancy, when the body is getting ready to deliver.

(Source: www.marchofdimes.com)

 

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