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Pregnant people with COVID-19 are at increased risk for preterm birth.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Preeclampsia happens in about 1 in 25 pregnancies in the United States.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Did you know? Vaccines can help protect you and your developing baby against serious diseases. Talk to your health care provider about which ones are right for you.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In the U.S., about 6% to 9% of pregnant women develop gestational diabetes.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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In the U.S., stillbirths are more than twice as likely among Black women than among white women.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Did you know? Females have two copies of the X chromosome, while males have one X and one Y chromosome.

Source: MedlinePlus

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Over 15% of Americans aged 18 or older report having had a migraine or a severe headache in the last three months.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Black women are three to four times more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than white women.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease among children.

Source: National Cancer Institute
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