Pregnant Women Carrying A Boy May Be At Risk For Preterm Birth, University of Adelaide Study

Published: Jul 13, 2016

It may be a man’s world (for now, at least), but in the womb it seems that being female may actually give you the upper hand in life. A new study has confirmed that boy babies are much more likely to experience potentially life-threatening outcomes during their mother’s pregnancies than girl babies. Although the difference isn’t enough to cause mothers expecting boys too much concern, the findings do suggest that maternity healthcare can benefit by catering to a mother’s needs based on the sex of her child.

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