Prompting parent prenatal infection prevention using the mnemonic “HYGIENE”

Prompting parent prenatal infection prevention using the mnemonic “HYGIENE”

James A. McGregor (1,2), Marti Perhach (1), Amy Perhach (1) (1) Group B Strep International; (2) LA Best Babies Network Background: In developed countries, up to 24% of stillbirths have been attributed to infection. Infection is estimated to contribute to nearly half of stillbirths in developing countries. Prenatal infection can be caused by a wide variety of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Our goal is to help parents avoid

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