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Fetal laser surgery saves twins

At week 20, one family was faced with startling information about the twins that the mother was carrying. The twins suffered from what is known as ‘Twin-to-twin transfusion Syndrome.’ This is a pregnancy complication that creates a high risk of losing both babies if action is not taken. Traditionally parents

New therapy may reduce premature birthrate

A recent study showed very promising results in reducing the number of premature births among women in high risk groups. The treatment involved a daily administration of a hormone gel. The study showed that the number of premature birth dropped by nearly half among those receiving the treatment. It seems

Predicting premature births

Medical professionals may have a new tool for identifying mothers who are at risk for delivering preterm. Early delivery is a significant threat to the health of an infant. Roughly three-quarters of infant deaths are attributable to preterm delivery. The ability to predict and take steps to alleviate these and


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