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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.
Fetal gut has more well-developed immune capabilities than previously thought

Fetal gut has more well-developed immune capabilities than previously thought

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

Dutch researchers to develop artificial womb prototypes

Dutch researchers to develop artificial womb prototypes

They enrolled in medical school to practice rural medicine. What happened?

They enrolled in medical school to practice rural medicine. What happened?

Need to feel balanced drives development of limb-body coordination, study finds

Need to feel balanced drives development of limb-body coordination, study finds

Deficit schizophrenics are physically different from other people

Deficit schizophrenics are physically different from other people

Social hardship may hamper children's language skills

Social hardship may hamper children's language skills

Maternal obesity accelerates rate of aging of metabolic problems in offspring

Maternal obesity accelerates rate of aging of metabolic problems in offspring

Endometriosis: Thousands of women suffer from debilitating pain

Endometriosis: Thousands of women suffer from debilitating pain

Twin birth rate falls in the US due to improvements in reproductive technology

Twin birth rate falls in the US due to improvements in reproductive technology

Low birth weight linked to chronic health conditions later in life

Low birth weight linked to chronic health conditions later in life

Fewer than half of U.S. adults get annual flu shot, shows study

Fewer than half of U.S. adults get annual flu shot, shows study

Exposure to BPA in the womb may lead to measurable differences in children's lung function

Exposure to BPA in the womb may lead to measurable differences in children's lung function

Origin of female orgasm revealed by rutting rabbits

Origin of female orgasm revealed by rutting rabbits

NIH awards $945 million through NIH HEAL Initiative to reverse opioid crisis

NIH awards $945 million through NIH HEAL Initiative to reverse opioid crisis

Brain scans of newborn babies made available online to advance research

Brain scans of newborn babies made available online to advance research

Bone marrow-derived cells also travel to the womb to help pregnancy

Bone marrow-derived cells also travel to the womb to help pregnancy

Bone marrow cells contribute to pregnancy success in mouse model

Bone marrow cells contribute to pregnancy success in mouse model

Forbidden fruit: Scientists venture into “embryoid” manufacturing

Forbidden fruit: Scientists venture into “embryoid” manufacturing

Large study quashes idea of “gay gene”

Large study quashes idea of “gay gene”