The preterm birth rate in the United States is increasing, despite efforts to expand research and studies in this area. What are some of the risk factors for preterm birth, and are there any ways we can prevent preterm birth? Dr. Michal Elovitz, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and director of the Maternal and Child Health Research Program, in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, at Penn Medicine, examines results of completed and ongoing trials aimed at preventing premature delivery among high-risk women with a history of prior preterm birth. What are future directions for research in this area? Tune in to hear host Dr. Lee Freedman explore these questions and more about preterm birth.