Latest Fetus Stories

2012-09-10 23:04:24

HowManyWeeksPregnantAmICalulator.com announces the release of the new pregnancy calculator. Women who are 31 weeks pregnant can now make use of a convenient online tool howmanyweekspregnantamicalculator.com to determine the progress of their pregnancy and the development of the fetus. (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 The baby is growing everyday and by the time a woman is 31 weeks pregnant it measures about 16 inches long from head to foot. The baby has been in a continuous state of growth and...

2012-09-02 23:03:41

Howmanyweekspregnantamicalculculator.com an online pregnancy website has just revealed all the information on the fetal development and weight gain expected when 30 weeks old pregnancy. (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 When the woman is thirty weeks pregnant the baby is weighs about three pounds and fifteen and a half inches long. It has higher chances of surviving if delivered but it is not usually ready yet. The eyesight is is till in the development stage and gets perfect when born. It is so...

2012-08-04 01:56:36

Risky prenatal use of steroid to try to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians A new paper just published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry uses extensive Freedom of Information Act findings to detail an extremely troubling off-label medical intervention employed in the U.S. on pregnant women to intentionally engineer the development of their fetuses for sex normalization purposes. The paper is authored by Alice Dreger, professor of clinical medical humanities and bioethics at...

2012-06-28 11:22:51

But working up to 36 weeks of pregnancy has no adverse effect Standing for long periods during pregnancy may curb the growth of the developing fetus, suggests research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Previous research has indicated that long working hours may increase the risk of birth defects, premature birth, stillbirth and low birthweight. The researchers assessed the fetal growth rates of 4680 mums to be from early pregnancy onwards between 2002 and...

2012-06-25 23:09:23

19 percent of stillbirths occur in fetuses under the 10th percentile of weight The tiniest and the heaviest fetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Fetuses who are "severely small for gestational age," or weigh below the bottom one percentile of all fetuses, disproportionately account for about six per cent of all stillbirths, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. Fetuses that are "severely large for...

Rare Cancer Removed From Unborn Child
2012-06-23 07:28:54

Doctors at a Florida hospital announced this week that they had successfully removed an extremely rare tumor from the mouth of a 17-week-old fetus. According to BBC News reports published Friday, surgeons at the Jackson Memorial Hospital revealed that they removed an oral teratoma from Leyna Gonzalez while she was still in her mother Tammy's womb five months prior to her October 2010 birth. The doctors added that the teratoma was so rare that it had only been seen once in 20 years at...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.