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In Utero Screened at University of Washington

In Utero Screened at University of Washington

UW Today released an article about the screening of In Utero and the maternal health expert, Amelia Gavin, who is also a faculty member at the university.

‘Prenatal care is important, Gavin said, but it can’t mitigate the impact of stress throughout women’s lives on their physiology and, by extension, their babies. “Nine months is too short a period of time to really deal with the health concerns and social conditions of women who are most at risk of delivering a preterm or low birth weight baby,” she said. “Both acute and chronic risk exposures across the life course, have important implications for mothers, which then have consequences for the next generation.”’

To read the full article, click here.





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