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Thousands of babies are born every year in Bexar County, Texas, to mothers who receive no prenatal care. Those women are more likely to give birth prematurely, increasing the odds that their newborns will develop immediate and long-lasting health problems that can be both costly and fatal.

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Technology to care for very sick and premature infants has improved dramatically over the past two decades. But these incredible measures also mean parents and neonatologists in the NICU face complex ethical questions when deciding how much care to provide and when to stop.

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California researchers confirm what other studies have shown: babies conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) or artificial insemination (AI) and their mothers face higher rates of complications at birth and beyond.

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