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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.
Finger length can predict sexuality in women say researchers

Finger length can predict sexuality in women say researchers

Vast majority of dementia cases may arise from spontaneous genetic errors

Vast majority of dementia cases may arise from spontaneous genetic errors

Researchers find potential treatment to halt premature labor and birth

Researchers find potential treatment to halt premature labor and birth

Lab grown retinal cells provide clues to color blindness treatment

Lab grown retinal cells provide clues to color blindness treatment

Hispanic infants with congenital heart disease have worse outcomes, research finds

Hispanic infants with congenital heart disease have worse outcomes, research finds

Study investigates prevalence and causes of multiple pregnancies after single embryo transfer

Study investigates prevalence and causes of multiple pregnancies after single embryo transfer

Breastfeeding could be important way to prevent childhood obesity, study finds

Breastfeeding could be important way to prevent childhood obesity, study finds

Babies exposed to higher levels of organochlorine compounds in womb may have worse lung function

Babies exposed to higher levels of organochlorine compounds in womb may have worse lung function

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

New research shows evidence of soot from polluted air in placentas

New research shows evidence of soot from polluted air in placentas

Researchers begin trial to reduce risks of major cause of childhood disabilities

Researchers begin trial to reduce risks of major cause of childhood disabilities

Three-pronged therapy triggers axons to regrow after spinal cord injury in rodents

Three-pronged therapy triggers axons to regrow after spinal cord injury in rodents

Neonatal immune system starts to change dramatically in response to bacteria, viruses

Neonatal immune system starts to change dramatically in response to bacteria, viruses

Study investigates whether fresh or frozen embryo transfer is best for women undergoing IVF

Study investigates whether fresh or frozen embryo transfer is best for women undergoing IVF

New trial to investigate whether weight loss before conception can make mom and baby healthier

New trial to investigate whether weight loss before conception can make mom and baby healthier

Research uncovers miscarriage cause, identifies potential targets for treatment

Research uncovers miscarriage cause, identifies potential targets for treatment

Quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices helps micro preemies gain weight

Quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices helps micro preemies gain weight

NCCN releases new treatment guidelines for rare cancers that impact women during pregnancy

NCCN releases new treatment guidelines for rare cancers that impact women during pregnancy

Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studied

Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studied

Cystic fibrosis impacts directly on intrauterine growth, shows research

Cystic fibrosis impacts directly on intrauterine growth, shows research