Health & Fitness

August 10, 2012 5:00 AM

Doc Talk: The benefits of prenatal care

Having a baby without having had prenatal care is a risky venture. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, women who do not receive prenatal care are three times more likely to give birth to a low-weight baby, and their baby is five times more likely to die.

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