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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.
Babies exposed to opioids prenatally react more strongly to pain

Babies exposed to opioids prenatally react more strongly to pain

Study reveals long-term behavioral deficits after developmental Zika infection

Study reveals long-term behavioral deficits after developmental Zika infection

Quiet times in NICUs may improve infant health, study finds

Quiet times in NICUs may improve infant health, study finds

CDC says large number of pregnancy related deaths could be prevented

CDC says large number of pregnancy related deaths could be prevented

Study reveals reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment

Study reveals reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Viral infection in utero associated with behavioral abnormalities in offspring

Viral infection in utero associated with behavioral abnormalities in offspring

Study casts new light into how mothers' and babies' genes influence birth weight

Study casts new light into how mothers' and babies' genes influence birth weight

Researchers find potential link between autism and antidepressant use during pregnancy

Researchers find potential link between autism and antidepressant use during pregnancy

Lower heart rate variability linked to autonomic manifestations of stress in newborns with HIE

Lower heart rate variability linked to autonomic manifestations of stress in newborns with HIE

No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggests study

No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggests study

New approach to repair defects in fetal membranes could prevent life-long medical conditions

New approach to repair defects in fetal membranes could prevent life-long medical conditions

Immune cells key to predicting outcomes in cancer patients, study suggests

Immune cells key to predicting outcomes in cancer patients, study suggests

Children born via IVF more likely to develop cancer later in life

Children born via IVF more likely to develop cancer later in life

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Fetal exposure to nicotine linked with SIDS and cardiac arrhythmias in newborns

Fetal exposure to nicotine linked with SIDS and cardiac arrhythmias in newborns

Artificial placenta-based life support technology breaks its 4 minute mile

Artificial placenta-based life support technology breaks its 4 minute mile

Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring

Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring

Sitting for long durations linked to premature deaths

Sitting for long durations linked to premature deaths

Immune system errors linked to development of childhood leukemia

Immune system errors linked to development of childhood leukemia