Latest Prenatal development Stories
Understanding the molecular control of placenta formation, the organ which enables fetal growth, is critical in diagnosing and treating related pregnancy complications.
Good news for women who are 34 weeks pregnant: pregnancysymptomsweekbyweeks.com announces the release of the new pregnancy calculator and provides new online resources with invaluable information
The length of human pregnancy is limited primarily by a mother's metabolism, not the size of the birth canal, suggests a new study from the University of Rhode Island.
In recent years, medical professionals have begun to measure fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) in meconium as a direct and reliable marker of gestational alcohol exposure during the second and third trimesters.
As a noninvasive method of determining the sex of a fetus, tests using cell-free fetal DNA obtained from the mother's blood after 7 weeks gestation performed well, while urine-based tests appear to be unreliable, according to this study.
Free embeddable pregnancy videos featuring the living human embryo and fetus are now available to organizations worldwide with subtitle options in 88 languages. Concord, NH (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 The Endowment for Human Development (EHD) is launching an Affiliate Program featuring free embeddable video clips of the living human embryo and fetus from their award-winning science documentary, The Biology of Prenatal Development.
Like humans, horses are prone to miscarriage.
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.
Genetic factors increase susceptibility of pregnancy disorders, such as miscarriage, preeclampsia, and fetal growth restriction.
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