Climate change linked to pregnancy risks. Black women most affected. 

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Climate change linked to pregnancy risks. Black women most affected. 

Data suggests a worrying link between climate change and infant and maternal health, especially for Black mothers Exposure to higher temperatures and air pollution, both byproducts of climate change, may increase the likelihood of complication during pregnancy, a recent meta-analysis published on the American Medical Association’s JAMA Network indicates. The analysis reviewed 57 past studies that had investigated over 32 million births in the U.S and found that women exposed to heat or pollution during their pregnancies are more likely to have premature, underweight, or stillborn babies. Apparently, the link…

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