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Preterm birth and heart disease risk for mom

By: Kelly Bilodeau, Executive Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch If you delivered a baby early, you may want to pay closer attention to your heart health. A study published in the journal Hypertension shows that a history of preterm birth (defined as a birth before the 37th week of pregnancy) may bring health risks for not only for baby, but for mom, too. …

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