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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.
NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

NIH workshop: Zika-affected infants may face complex health and developmental problems

Researchers provide insight into causes of left or right-handedness

Researchers provide insight into causes of left or right-handedness

Millions of preterm births linked to outdoor air pollution

Millions of preterm births linked to outdoor air pollution

Study focuses on sound exposure for premature babies in neonatal intensive care units

Study focuses on sound exposure for premature babies in neonatal intensive care units

New pregnancy recommendations offer road map to help women with congenital heart disease

New pregnancy recommendations offer road map to help women with congenital heart disease

New Finnish study confirms harmful effects of maternal licorice consumption during pregnancy

New Finnish study confirms harmful effects of maternal licorice consumption during pregnancy

TSRI study offers first look at early stages of brain development in patients with Fragile X syndrome

TSRI study offers first look at early stages of brain development in patients with Fragile X syndrome

Scientists decode genetic profile of rare inherited disorder that can cause genital ambiguity

Scientists decode genetic profile of rare inherited disorder that can cause genital ambiguity

Marginal deficiency of vitamin A in fetus or newborns may lead to Alzheimer's disease in later life

Marginal deficiency of vitamin A in fetus or newborns may lead to Alzheimer's disease in later life

Brain shape can provide surprising clues to personality differences, FSU research reveals

Brain shape can provide surprising clues to personality differences, FSU research reveals

In utero environment can impact brain development, study shows

In utero environment can impact brain development, study shows

UC biologists use frog models to study how early stressors may play role in onset of adult diseases

UC biologists use frog models to study how early stressors may play role in onset of adult diseases

Researcher to explore experiences of teenage girls living with endometriosis

Researcher to explore experiences of teenage girls living with endometriosis

TMDU researchers identify metabolic pathway crucial for embryo development

TMDU researchers identify metabolic pathway crucial for embryo development

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Premature infants show changes in neural systems prior to birth, new study suggests

Premature infants show changes in neural systems prior to birth, new study suggests

Mothers' use of acid-suppressing medication during pregnancy may be linked to asthma in children

Mothers' use of acid-suppressing medication during pregnancy may be linked to asthma in children

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Study shows effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training for prevention of prolapse symptoms

Study shows effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training for prevention of prolapse symptoms

Newborns with CMV may have increased risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia

Newborns with CMV may have increased risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia