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One in three US women is at risk for miscarriage and pregnancy complications due to common conditions like obesity and diabetes

A third of women who are in their reproductive years suffer from chronic health conditions like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, breast cancer and asthma, which raise their risks of pregnancy complications.  The particular complications that each of these conditions may contribute to vary, but include high blood pressure, gestational diabetes and even birth defects.  But, the University of Utah authors note, many women don't see Obstetrician/gynecologists until they are pregnant or trying to get pregnant and are unaware that their conditions could cause additional problems for them or developing babies.  Read more....



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