Women

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Learn about the issues that are important to women's health, and find information, resources and programs that help women live safe and healthy lives.

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Start your prenatal care as soon as you know you are pregnant. Getting regular checkups with your health care provider will help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

In Vermont, diabetes is a serious health condition that affects over 40,000 adults, and is one of the leading causes of death resulting from a chronic disease.

Most birth defects are thought to be caused by a complex mix of factors, including a person’s genes, behaviors, and things in the environment.

Sudden Unexpected Death of an Infant (SUDI) is any infant death that is unexpected and initially unexplained. Frequently, the cause of the death is determined after a thorough investigation and autopsy by a medical examiner and coroner.

As many as one in five women suffer from symptoms of depression and anxiety before, during, or after pregnancy, making this one of the most common complications of pregnancy.

Anaplasmosis is a tickborne disease caused by bacteria called Anaplasma phagocytophilum.

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