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- Maternal smoking
- Alcohol during pregnancy
- Urinary tract infections during pregnancy
- Dextrose and electrolyte solutions for nutrition and hydration.
- Antibiotics if an infection is present or possible.
- Quit smoking before and during pregnancy.
- Avoid alcohol during pregnancy.
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 06/2013 -
- Update Date: 06/24/2013 -