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How can chorioamnionitis affect my baby?

Chorioamnionitis can cause low birth weight, seizures, premature delivery, blood infection, meningitis, pneumonia, and death in the newborn. Chorioamnionitis is also associated with the development of cerebral palsy in children. The more premature the baby is when it is born, the more likely these complications are to occur.

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