Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
From 1969 to 1988, 25,000 infants were born early each year as a result of hot weather, and with global warming pushing temperatures higher, more babies will be at risk for early birth.
Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births

From 1969 to 1988, 25,000 infants were born early each year as a result of hot weather, and with global warming pushing temperatures higher, more babies will be at risk for early birth.

From 1969 to 1988, 25,000 infants were born early each year as a result of hot weather, and with global warming pushing temperatures higher, more babies will be at risk for early birth.

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