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Want to understand your placenta? Read here.

Medical Director, Pregnancy
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Want to understand your placenta? Read here.

I consider it one of the most amazing organs in our bodies – what else develops exactly when it is needed, invades another organ like a parasite to nourish a growing baby, and then promptly departs when the job is done?? – and this NYT article is a great review of how your placenta works, where things can go wrong, and what we can learn from it: http://nyti.ms/1nrXnyM

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