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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.
Exposure to air pollution in the womb can lead to high blood pressure in childhood

Exposure to air pollution in the womb can lead to high blood pressure in childhood

Coffee consumption during pregnancy linked to risk of overweight or obesity in children

Coffee consumption during pregnancy linked to risk of overweight or obesity in children

Engineers aim to create ultrasound helmet that could provide real-time images during surgery

Engineers aim to create ultrasound helmet that could provide real-time images during surgery

Woman should not be compelled by law to take pregnancy-related risks

Woman should not be compelled by law to take pregnancy-related risks

Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight

Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight

Painkiller use during pregnancy could affect unborn child's fertility in later life

Painkiller use during pregnancy could affect unborn child's fertility in later life

Mother's stress during pregnancy changes brain connectivity in-utero

Mother's stress during pregnancy changes brain connectivity in-utero

Leading experts to promote cardiovascular health at EuroPrevent 2018

Leading experts to promote cardiovascular health at EuroPrevent 2018

New 3D tissue model of developing heart could be used to test safety of drugs during pregnancy

New 3D tissue model of developing heart could be used to test safety of drugs during pregnancy

One in 14 pregnant women continue to smoke

One in 14 pregnant women continue to smoke

Activation of pregnant mother's immune system can affect baby's brain development, study reveals

Activation of pregnant mother's immune system can affect baby's brain development, study reveals

Diabetes drug use during pregnancy may increase risk of obesity or overweight in children

Diabetes drug use during pregnancy may increase risk of obesity or overweight in children

Scientists pinpoint fertility hormone that could support early pregnancy

Scientists pinpoint fertility hormone that could support early pregnancy

Researchers identify fifteen genes that determine our facial features

Researchers identify fifteen genes that determine our facial features

Multi-spectral imaging shows promise for improving uterine transplant surgery

Multi-spectral imaging shows promise for improving uterine transplant surgery

Undernutrition in preschool years linked to hearing loss later in life

Undernutrition in preschool years linked to hearing loss later in life

As marijuana laws relax, doctors say pregnant women shouldn’t partake

As marijuana laws relax, doctors say pregnant women shouldn’t partake

Changes in bacterial environment may predict risk of preterm birth

Changes in bacterial environment may predict risk of preterm birth

Children with cochlear implant learn words faster than kids with normal hearing

Children with cochlear implant learn words faster than kids with normal hearing

Research shows how Zika virus damages placenta to cause malformations in babies

Research shows how Zika virus damages placenta to cause malformations in babies