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How does a placenta get infected?

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An infected placenta can jeopardize the pregnancy and even the health of the mother. An infection in the placenta can develop when bacteria enter through the birth canal (ascending infection) or by reaching the placenta through the mother's blood stream (hematogenous).

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How does a placenta get infected?

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