Latest Fetus Stories
Performing delicate surgery in the womb, months before birth, can substantially improve outcomes for children with a common, disabling birth defect of the spine.
Research presented today at the 31st Annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) â€• The Pregnancy Meetingâ„¢ has found that three proteins known as XIAP, BID, and Bcl-2 are responsible in part for the success of progesterone treatments in the prevention of preterm labor.
Mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy put their babies at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) a disorder that damages the developing babyâ€™s brain.
March of Dimes Awards Abstract at SMFM Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.
Eating less during early pregnancy impaired fetal brain development in a nonhuman primate model.
High birth weight in First Nations (North American Indian) babies are linked to a higher risk of postneonatal death (infant deaths that occur from 4 weeks to 1 year of age).
When pregnant women need medications, there is often concern about possible effects on the fetus.
Scientists have found a new way to learn all there is to know about a fetusâ€™s genetic make-up by taking a sample of the pregnant motherâ€™s blood.
A major new study shows that a pregnant mother's diet not only sensitizes the fetus to those smells and flavors, but physically changes the brain directly impacting what the infant eats and drinks in the future.
First-of-its-kind, one-day consultation provides specialized, supplemental care for women who are pregnant with more than one baby HOUSTON, Nov.