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March is Trisomy Awareness Month

About one in 5,000 babies is born with trisomy 18, or Edward’s Syndrome, and about one in 16,000 is born with trisomy 13. March is trisomy awareness month and because there is no proven cause or genetic predisposition for both … Continue reading

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The check-up rundown

For roughly nine months, you will plan your life around prenatal visits. Fifteen-plus trips to the OB’s office might sound kind of overwhelming, but you can exhale: You will not have your feet in stirrups every time. Here’s what to … Continue reading

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