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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.
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

Scientists solve 60-year-old mystery of how thalidomide caused birth defects

Scientists solve 60-year-old mystery of how thalidomide caused birth defects

Gestational diabetes may increase offspring's heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes may increase offspring's heart disease risk

Rat study shows negative effects of perinatal exposure to phthalates

Rat study shows negative effects of perinatal exposure to phthalates

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Research reveals why risks of complications in pregnancy vary based on baby's sex

Research reveals why risks of complications in pregnancy vary based on baby's sex

Mice study shows how vaginal microbiota may affect stress levels of offspring

Mice study shows how vaginal microbiota may affect stress levels of offspring

Study finds vitamin D deficiency in many pregnant women

Study finds vitamin D deficiency in many pregnant women

Study: Treg cells may protect infants from getting infected with HIV from their mother

Study: Treg cells may protect infants from getting infected with HIV from their mother

Study defines molecular basis to explain connection between mother’s nutrition and infant growth

Study defines molecular basis to explain connection between mother’s nutrition and infant growth

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

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