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Five Discoveries Moms-to-be Should Know About Their Placenta


The placenta is a mirror of your stress level

A low-protein diet may predispose children to adult hypertension

Length of pregnancy is influenced by placenta structure

The human placenta is a distant relative of the eggshell

Preeclampsia may be caused by a struggle between the placenta and uterus

Allison Bush

Allison Bush

Allison Bush is a former HealthCentral editor who covered a wide range of health topics.