Latest Fetus Stories

2011-02-10 08:26:27

Mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy put their babies at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) a disorder that damages the developing baby’s brain.

2011-02-09 23:01:00

March of Dimes Awards Abstract at SMFM Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2011-01-17 22:20:47

Eating less during early pregnancy impaired fetal brain development in a nonhuman primate model.

2011-01-17 20:59:47

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).

2011-01-04 15:25:02

When pregnant women need medications, there is often concern about possible effects on the fetus.

2010-12-09 06:05:00

Scientists have found a new way to learn all there is to know about a fetus’s genetic make-up by taking a sample of the pregnant mother’s blood.

2010-12-01 15:48:54

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.

2010-11-30 06:00:00

First-of-its-kind, one-day consultation provides specialized, supplemental care for women who are pregnant with more than one baby HOUSTON, Nov.

2010-11-17 13:30:32

The nine-month pregnancy in humans is influenced by the structure of the placenta.

2010-10-26 22:18:11

When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.