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Association of Spontaneous Preterm Delivery and Future Maternal Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are well established. However, little is known about a woman’s cardiovascular response to pregnancy, which appears to be an early marker of future maternal…

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Vaccinating pregnant moms protects newborns from whooping cough

April 2017 - Infants born to mothers who are vaccinated against the highly contagious and potentially fatal whooping cough are much less likely to get it than others, researchers said, in a large…

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First Uterus Transplant in U.S. Bolsters Pregnancy Hopes of Many

February 2016 -- Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States. The operation, which took nine hours, was performed using a uterus from a deceased…

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