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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.
Retina scans could help identify Alzheimer’s

Retina scans could help identify Alzheimer’s

Zika suppresses immune system during pregnancy to harm baby, report researchers

Zika suppresses immune system during pregnancy to harm baby, report researchers

Novel mussel-inspired glue could one day save lives of youngest patients

Novel mussel-inspired glue could one day save lives of youngest patients

Artificial womb may provide avenue to improve outcomes for extremely preterm infants

Artificial womb may provide avenue to improve outcomes for extremely preterm infants

Mice study reveals how natural killer cells in the placenta can cause miscarriages

Mice study reveals how natural killer cells in the placenta can cause miscarriages

Researchers track how flu shot during pregnancy affects expectant mothers and babies

Researchers track how flu shot during pregnancy affects expectant mothers and babies

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Aggressive treatment for hypertension may lead to kidney damage, research suggests

Aggressive treatment for hypertension may lead to kidney damage, research suggests

Language development may start in utero, study suggests

Language development may start in utero, study suggests

Malaria drug effectively blocks Zika virus transmission to the fetus

Malaria drug effectively blocks Zika virus transmission to the fetus

Neuroscientists discover how prenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for drug addiction later in life

Neuroscientists discover how prenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for drug addiction later in life

Maternal consumption of alcohol could produce transgenerational effects

Maternal consumption of alcohol could produce transgenerational effects

Barnardo's issues tips to help parents bond with their babies before birth

Barnardo's issues tips to help parents bond with their babies before birth

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study finds

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study finds

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy may cause subtle facial changes in babies says new study

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy may cause subtle facial changes in babies says new study

New study establishes link between prenatal stress and onset of eating disorders

New study establishes link between prenatal stress and onset of eating disorders

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Physical stress to mother during pregnancy can influence growth of unborn child

Physical stress to mother during pregnancy can influence growth of unborn child