What Pregnancy Does to Your Health

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The typical and not so usual

by Annie Murphy Paul
From Health magazine

Expecting a baby can make you more prone to some diseases—but it can protect you from others.

More common: Diabetes
Gestational diabetes affects about 5% of pregnancies.

Next: More common: Urinary tract infections

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