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Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a parasite, and it's usually acquired by the parasite getting into the body by the mouth (for instance, by eating undercooked meat). If the parasite infects a pregnant woman, it can also infect a woman's fetus.
You can reduce your risk of toxoplasmosis by avoiding all potential sources of the infection, including:
Leading the way in fetal care
Through the joint work of researchers, genetic specialists, surgeons, and other care providers, Boston Children's Hospital's Advanced Fetal Care Center is breaking new ground in diagnosing and treating fetal health problems.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”