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Having a Baby Can Heal Your Heart...

...Literally!  As many of us who have yearned for motherhood during times of infertility know, gaining a child is an emotionally and spiritually healing experience beyond description.  Becoming a mother fulfills a heart yearning ... heals that empty child-shaped space.  It is a gift, a blessing, a challenge and weighty responsibility.  And now, research shows that having a baby can physically heal a damaged heart.

Fetal cells can persist in a mother's body (in up to 75% of women) for up to 50 years after she gives birth; those cells can have a positive physiological effect, including the potential to repair damaged maternal tissue.  A study published this year in the Circulation Research journal indicated that the fetal cells left within mom can differentiate into various types of heart cells, actually repairing mom's heart damage.

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Baby Gives Back

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