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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.
Microbiome DNA signature present in human fetal lungs

Microbiome DNA signature present in human fetal lungs

Scientists urge further caution on use of Viagra for fetal therapy

Scientists urge further caution on use of Viagra for fetal therapy

Discovery of mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells

Discovery of mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Diabetes drug could be repurposed as new treatment to prevent miscarriage

Diabetes drug could be repurposed as new treatment to prevent miscarriage

Study underscores the importance of long-term follow-up for Zika-exposed infants

Study underscores the importance of long-term follow-up for Zika-exposed infants

Diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing, review confirms

Diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing, review confirms

Combination treatment reduces breast cancer development in mice

Combination treatment reduces breast cancer development in mice

Pregnant teens have higher rates of depression and substance use

Pregnant teens have higher rates of depression and substance use

Boys born small at higher risk of infertility

Boys born small at higher risk of infertility

Fetal heart rate could predict future heart health of babies

Fetal heart rate could predict future heart health of babies

Perinatal maternal antibiotic exposure may impair lung development in premature infants

Perinatal maternal antibiotic exposure may impair lung development in premature infants

Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta

Common cold virus could infect fetus via placenta

Study finds it may be possible to treat endometriosis using an investigational cancer drug

Study finds it may be possible to treat endometriosis using an investigational cancer drug

Painful endometriosis symptoms could be reduced with a cancer drug

Painful endometriosis symptoms could be reduced with a cancer drug

Placenta changes in older mothers linked to greater odds of heart problems in male offspring

Placenta changes in older mothers linked to greater odds of heart problems in male offspring

Fetuses see more than previously believed

Fetuses see more than previously believed

Novel solution could produce accurate, automated placental diagnostic reports

Novel solution could produce accurate, automated placental diagnostic reports

World's first surgical navigation system for fetal surgery developed

World's first surgical navigation system for fetal surgery developed

Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients

Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients