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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.
Researchers identify a new link between seizures and connexin 36 deficiency

Researchers identify a new link between seizures and connexin 36 deficiency

Alterations in fetal microglia may lead to developmental and psychiatric disorders

Alterations in fetal microglia may lead to developmental and psychiatric disorders

Pediatricians want kids to be part of COVID vaccine trials

Pediatricians want kids to be part of COVID vaccine trials

Scientists use human stem cells and bioengineered scaffold to build whole functioning thymus

Scientists use human stem cells and bioengineered scaffold to build whole functioning thymus

Maternal stress may lead to preterm births, accelerate child's biological aging

Maternal stress may lead to preterm births, accelerate child's biological aging

Fruit fly study reveals the effects of microgravity on the heart

Fruit fly study reveals the effects of microgravity on the heart

Novel CAR T-cell therapy shows promising early results in children with neuroblastoma

Novel CAR T-cell therapy shows promising early results in children with neuroblastoma

Brain activity detected in newborn baby may lead to rehabilitation for injured brains

Brain activity detected in newborn baby may lead to rehabilitation for injured brains

Researchers highlight gap in effective mental health and substance use treatment options for people with FASD

Researchers highlight gap in effective mental health and substance use treatment options for people with FASD

Lowest risk for autism associated with mid-levels of immune marker measured at birth

Lowest risk for autism associated with mid-levels of immune marker measured at birth

Babies can acquire allergies from their mothers in the womb

Babies can acquire allergies from their mothers in the womb

Maternal exposure to flame retardants causes diabetes in offspring

Maternal exposure to flame retardants causes diabetes in offspring

Medical diagnoses of “diseases of despair”  increase in Pennsylvania

Medical diagnoses of “diseases of despair” increase in Pennsylvania

Report: 800 million children have dangerously high lead levels in blood

Report: 800 million children have dangerously high lead levels in blood

Researchers explore how different birth experience affect the developing nervous system

Researchers explore how different birth experience affect the developing nervous system

Researchers describe factors that reduce placenta's capacity to protect fetus from zika virus

Researchers describe factors that reduce placenta's capacity to protect fetus from zika virus

Study reveals developmental changes of the immune system during first week of life

Study reveals developmental changes of the immune system during first week of life

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Study: E-cigarettes may not be a safer alternative to smoking during pregnancy

Study: E-cigarettes may not be a safer alternative to smoking during pregnancy

Research investigates post-traumatic stress in partners following miscarriage

Research investigates post-traumatic stress in partners following miscarriage