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The umbilical cord is the structure that attaches the fetus to the placenta and acts as the medium through which nutrients, gases and waste products travel between the mother and the fetus.
Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may protect children from developing high blood pressure

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may protect children from developing high blood pressure

UM171 molecule saves life of young man suffering from severe aplastic anemia

UM171 molecule saves life of young man suffering from severe aplastic anemia

New artificial lung developed to support pre-term babies in respiratory distress

New artificial lung developed to support pre-term babies in respiratory distress

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

WHO advises healthcare professionals to ensure correct administration of chlorhexidine

WHO advises healthcare professionals to ensure correct administration of chlorhexidine

Study analyzes link between maternal insecticide use during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

Study analyzes link between maternal insecticide use during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

COVID-19 mother transmitted virus to baby during pregnancy, report physicians

COVID-19 mother transmitted virus to baby during pregnancy, report physicians

Early blood test could detect birth asphyxia

Early blood test could detect birth asphyxia

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Umbilical cord blood safely and effectively treats children with rare genetic disorders

Umbilical cord blood safely and effectively treats children with rare genetic disorders

Overactive neutrophils may drive life-threatening blood clots in some COVID-19 patients

Overactive neutrophils may drive life-threatening blood clots in some COVID-19 patients

New study defines the transmission of COVID-19 from mother to child

New study defines the transmission of COVID-19 from mother to child

Researchers report a key breakthrough to help protect newborns from brain damage

Researchers report a key breakthrough to help protect newborns from brain damage

Novel vaccine platform against COVID-19 based on engineered human mesenchymal stem cells

Novel vaccine platform against COVID-19 based on engineered human mesenchymal stem cells

Early respiratory distress syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2 in a newborn

Early respiratory distress syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2 in a newborn

Texas Heart Institute and 7 Hills Pharma receive $1.9 million to improve stem cell transplants

Texas Heart Institute and 7 Hills Pharma receive $1.9 million to improve stem cell transplants

Does COVID-19 injure the placenta of pregnant women?

Does COVID-19 injure the placenta of pregnant women?

COVID-19 appears to attack the placenta in pregnant women

COVID-19 appears to attack the placenta in pregnant women