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can you tell me about premature rupture of membranes cause by villositis bacteria in the placenta?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy infection: Any intrauterine pregnancy infection is going to stress the blood delivery system to the baby, notably the placenta. Once the placenta and the membranes are infected, the "bag of water" tends to rupture prematurely with delivery to follow.

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