Big Pregnancy Data

Parents-to-be are awash with data — both genetic and product data, the Atlantic reports.

There used to be just snippets of information that a parent-to-be could glean during the course of a pregnancy. Now, though, prenatal genetic screening can increasingly look at more and more conditions earlier in pregnancy. At the same time, marketers are increasingly drawing on indications that someone is expecting to in potential customers.

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