Objective: To assess Effect of garlic in reducing preterm labor in women
Design: Randomized and placebo-controlled, double-blind, single-center.
Method: Pregnant women randomly assigned to one of two groups garlic consumption and the use of progesterone suppository 400 mg or placebo and 400 mg progesterone suppository in other group. Informed consent will be taken of all participants.
Inclusion criteria: Personal or family history of premature labor, abdominal surgery during pregnancy, high-risk jobs, a history of bleeding the first trimester, multiparity, uterine anomalies, uterine myoma, a history of second-trimester abortion, history cervical surgery, age less than 18 or more than 40, hemoglobin less than 10.
Exclusion criteria: disease such as diabetes, hypertension, autoimmune diseases, major fetal anomaly, cerclage, drug allergies, along with placental abruption and preeclampsia
Outcome: Determine of premature labor less than 37 weeks in two groups.