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Healthy pregnancies and pre-term birth prevention drive work of UK College of Nursing researcher

By Elizabeth Adams Special to KyForward Working as a labor and delivery nurse for a decade, Kristin Ashford was surrounded by happy beginnings. She helped women and families welcome healthy babies into the world. But amid those happy and healthy beginnings, Ashford also helped mothers and their families work through the stressful and heart-wrenching experience of pre-term birth. As a first-hand witness...