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2., Taken from: L’Osservatore Romano Weekly Edition in English 27 April 1994, L’Osservatore Romano is the newspaper of the Holy See. The Weekly Edition in English is published for the US by:  The Cathedral Foundation L’Osservatore Romano English Edition, 320 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Subscriptions: Tel: (410) 547-5315, Fax: (410) 332-1069, Email:

3. Pregnancy Facts Page. All Facts are drawn from The Endowment For Human Development ( – Improving lifelong health one pregnancy at a time.