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Fact Sheet: Infections in Pregnancy May Cause Early Deliveries and Infant Deaths (Spanish)


Over fifty percent of infant deaths in Tarrant County are linked to infections during pregnancy. Those infections are most often sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). STDs can increase the risk for early labor, premature birth, and infant death. This fact sheet, written in Spanish, helps to inform pregnant women about what steps they can take to protect themselves and their babies.

Primary Toolkit:

Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

HIV/STI Toolkit,Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Child, Health Promotion and Health Education, Maternal Health, Screening, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)


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Institutional Author:

Tarrant County Public Health





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