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Prenatal Care

Low Birth Weight

There are many causes of low birth weight in the newborn. Why do we worry? We want your newborn to be born healthy and not have complications after delivery. Causes of low birth weight Genetic abnormalities; Fetal infections: Infections such as Cytomegalovirus and toxoplasmosis are two very common causes, as well as German Measles, chickenpox, …

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The Importance of Prenatal Care

Early entry into prenatal care occurs when a woman starts medical prenatal care within the first trimester (or first 12 weeks) of pregnancy. Women who suspect they may be pregnant should schedule a visit to their health care provider to begin prenatal care. Prenatal visits to a health care provider usually include a physical exam, …

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