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Premature birth can stunt growth of baby girls — In The News

Tessa Evans posted in on December 12th, 2016.

Comparing sisters, researchers from Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland found that baby girls born prematurely (before 32 weeks) were 2.3cm shorter on average that girls born at term. Published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the researchers said that they have not yet proved why this is happening and can only speculate, but it […]

Previous abortions linked to adverse birth outcomes – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on August 30th, 2012.

One of the largest studies to look at the effect of induced abortions on a subsequent first birth has found that women who have had three or more abortions have a higher risk of some adverse birth outcomes, such as delivering a baby prematurely and with a low birth weight. The research, which is published […]

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