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Labor and Birth

Premature Birth Complications

Risks for Premature Newborns Babies born before the 37th week of gestation are considered premature.  Premature newborns are sometimes referred to as “preemies”.  Mothers who

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Labor and Birth

Home Births

Home Births: Benefits and Tips For centuries giving birth at home was the norm. By the 1900s increasing numbers of women started having their babies

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Genetic Disorders & Birth Defects

Congenital CMV and Birth Defects

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a very common member of the herpes family of viruses. By age 40, half of the adult population has been infected

Pregnant woman having a premature labor | American Pregnancy Association
Labor and Birth

Premature Labor

Pregnancy is normally a time of happiness and anticipation, but it can also be a time of uncertainty. Many women have concerns about what is happening with

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Labor and Birth

Premature Baby Care

What is a Preemie? Babies born before the 37th week of gestation are considered premature and are sometimes referred to as “preemies”. Mothers are often

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