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Pregnancy and STIs

I heard STIs in pregnant women are on the rise.

Shockingly so. Per the CDC’s recent report, cases of preventable congenital syphilis are up 36 percent in the U.S. since 2011. These infections—which are passed to the infant— could be stopped if doctors talked to pregnant

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