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2012-08-04 01:56:36

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.

2012-06-28 11:22:51

Standing for long periods during pregnancy may curb the growth of the developing fetus.

2012-06-25 23:09:23

The tiniest and the heaviest fetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight.

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.

Predicting Birth of Small Babies With Blood Test
2012-06-23 05:48:49

A group of scientists recently announced that they have found a blood test which could help predict the risk of women having alarmingly small babies.

Fetal Genome Mapped Through Maternal-Paternal DNA
2012-06-07 10:34:23

Scientists have successfully sequenced the genome of a fetus after taking a blood sample from a woman who was 18 weeks pregnant, and a swab of saliva from the father -- a move that could play a significant role in the screening of rare disorders before the child is even born.

2012-06-07 09:03:21

A pregnant woman's blood stream contains not only her own cells, but a small number of her child's, as well, and some of them remain in her internal organs long after the baby is born.


Word of the Day
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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