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SERENA WILLIAMS After a Harrowing Delivery, a New Cause

THE TENNIS SUPERSTAR SHARES WHAT SHE WENT THROUGH GIVING BIRTH, IN HOPES OF HELPING OTHER NEW MOMS

After what she described as a “pretty easy” pregnancy, tennis star Serena Williams wasn’t expecting any drama when she arrived at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., to deliver her first child on Sept. 1. Within hours of her arrival at the hospital, however, the baby’s heart rate started dropping with every contraction, and doctors told her she needed an emergency C-section. “That was the scariest part,” says

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