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Had a Preterm Birth? Here's Why You Might Want to Wait on Baby No. 2

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Thinking about having another baby after you've gone through a preterm birth? A new study suggests you might want to wait — for the health of your next baby. The new study, to be presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual conference Thursday, says that the length of time between the delivery of one baby and... Read more

Want Another Baby Right Away? Not So Fast

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If you're a new mom with baby number two already on the brain, you might want to slow down. A new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, found that the shorter the interval between pregnancies, the higher the risk of preterm birth. What exactly defines a "short interpregnancy interval"?... Read more