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Why is toxoplasmosis so harmful in pregnancy?

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Dr. Mary Callahan
Cardiology 30 years experience
Toxo & pregnancy: Any infection during pregnancy is concerning because there are two individuals to be concerned about. Although your immune system is functional, the baby's is not so the infection can be more severe in them and also affect the developing tissues and organs. So follow with your physician closely.

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