Late Spring 2006
Pregnancy Over Age 35: Beating the Stacked Deck
Feature Story
Mary Catherine's temporary loss of vision was startling, but it was not the first indication of a troubled pregnancy. The Santas were braced for problems—and so was Dr. Cuteri, because when a woman has her first pregnancy at age 35 or older, the deck is somewhat stacked against her.
In this issue...
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