TITLE

Hello Doctor, I am pregnant

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;7/20/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 37, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the importance of prenatal care for African-Americans and women age 35 and older to ensure the health and safety of the baby and the pregnant mother.
ACCESSION #
63479018

 

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