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The womb is the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis. This is the organ in which a baby grows. Also called uterus.
Barnardo's issues tips to help parents bond with their babies before birth

Barnardo's issues tips to help parents bond with their babies before birth

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy may cause subtle facial changes in babies says new study

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy may cause subtle facial changes in babies says new study

New study establishes link between prenatal stress and onset of eating disorders

New study establishes link between prenatal stress and onset of eating disorders

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Physical stress to mother during pregnancy can influence growth of unborn child

Physical stress to mother during pregnancy can influence growth of unborn child

Study suggests Zika virus poses wider threat in human pregnancies

Study suggests Zika virus poses wider threat in human pregnancies

Study finds two genetic variants linked to bicuspid aortic valve development

Study finds two genetic variants linked to bicuspid aortic valve development

Preterm infants have higher risk of heart failure than babies born at full term

Preterm infants have higher risk of heart failure than babies born at full term

Research findings may provide answers for infertility in older women

Research findings may provide answers for infertility in older women

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Breast-feeding may aid development of white matter structures in the brains of premature babies

Breast-feeding may aid development of white matter structures in the brains of premature babies

Specific genetic changes in the placenta of women may serve as biomarker to predict newborn health

Specific genetic changes in the placenta of women may serve as biomarker to predict newborn health

Prenatal cocaine exposure linked to increased risk of drug use among teens

Prenatal cocaine exposure linked to increased risk of drug use among teens

Maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy increases risk of ASD in grandchildren

Maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy increases risk of ASD in grandchildren

Artificial womb could improve survival among premature babies

Artificial womb could improve survival among premature babies

Epigenetic changes detectable at birth linked to risk of obesity

Epigenetic changes detectable at birth linked to risk of obesity

KU Leuven researchers grow three-dimensional cultures of the uterus' inner lining in a dish

KU Leuven researchers grow three-dimensional cultures of the uterus' inner lining in a dish

Scientists grow womb lining models that could shed light on early pregnancy events

Scientists grow womb lining models that could shed light on early pregnancy events