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In utero surgery
Also known as fetal surgery. Surgery to correct birth defects can, in rare instances, be performed before delivery.

The in utero passage of meconium by very low birth weight infants: a marker for adverse outcomes
J A Henry1, R W Baker2 and T D Yanowitz1 ...

Anatomy: Fetus in Utero
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amniotic sac - a thin-walled sac that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.

Should I talk to baby in utero?
Yes you definitely can read to your baby while he or she is inside your tummy. I did talk to my baby before he was born.

Q. Is there really a way to accurately estimate the weight of a baby while in utero? If so, how is it figured? I've heard most estimates by ultrasound in the third trimester are inaccurate.

In Utero: Inside the uterus.
Isoimmunization: Development of antibodies directed at the red blood cells of the baby in utero. This happens when an Rh negative woman gives birth to an Rh positive baby.

In utero: Within the uterus; usually refers to the fetus.
Infection: Invasion of body tissue by disease-causing microorganisms, which may produce tissue injury.

In utero: Within the uterus.
Incompetent cervix: Cervix that dilates painlessly, without contractions.
Incomplete abortion: Miscarriage in which part, but not all, of the uterine contents are expelled.

In utero - Within the uterus.
In vitro - Outside the body.
Iron-deficiency anemia - Anemia produced by lack of iron in the diet. Often seen in pregnancy. Also see anemia.

In utero
Inside the womb.
In utero surgery
Also known as fetal surgery. Surgery to correct birth defects can, in rare instances, be performed before delivery.

Fetus in utero, between fifth and sixth months.
The fetal and maternal blood currents traverse the placenta, the former passing through the bloodvessels of the placental villi and the latter through the intervillous space (Fig. 39).

Hiccups in Utero
Pregnant women often mention feeling their baby having hiccups while in the womb and wonder what causes this.

In utero treatment has been used to repair a congenital heart valve disorder at twenty weeks.

In utero - while in the uterus during early development.
In vitro fertilization (IVF)
In vitro fertilization - (literally, "in glass") fertilization outside of the body in a laboratory.

Even in utero, some babies are already little personalities so if your twins are overly active in your belly it might be fun to name them David and Chris after soccer stars David Beckham and Christian Ronaldo.

Babies in utero have heard their parents' voices from the time their auditory capacity develops --and certainly throughout the last trimester, say experts like Patricia Connor Devine, MD, ...

DES exposure in utero
exposure of the genitals to elevated temperatures, such as hot baths, whirlpools and steam rooms
medical risks, including hernia repair, undescended testicles, history of prostatitis or genital infection and mumps after puberty ...

In utero exposure to low doses of environmental pollutants disrupts fetal ovarian development in sheep.
Mol Hum Reprod, 14(5): 269-80. [Abstract] [Full-text] ...

insemination of sperm, which have been washed free of seminal fluid, into the fallopian tubes Intrauterine insemination (IUI) - artificial insemination of sperm, which have been washed free of seminal fluid, into the uterine cavity In utero ...

Some babies exposed to DES in utero after the eighth week of pregnancy have developed deformities, including blockage of the vas deferens, uterine abnormalities, cervical deformities, miscarriages, and unexplained infertility.

The baby in utero is oxygenated through the umbilical cord via the placenta, but practices for future air breathing by moving his intercostal muscles and diaphragm in a regular and rhythmic pattern from about 10 weeks gestation on.

Dr Alessandra Piontelli studied the conduct of both twins and singletons in utero and concluded that some twins appear to actively seek each other out, behaviour which continues after birth.

As long as she remains in utero, she'll continue to grow and fill out.
- At this point in your pregnancy, your baby's head is probably pointed down toward your pelvis, ready for birth.

My little guy is still on his 'in utero' schedule also so we are up pretty much all night!!! I tell ya girls this time around my recovery seems to be much slower.

Ben-Ari's study says in utero, rats and mice brains are basically hyper, likely true in humans as well, and the chloride that's inside neurons appears to assist in that fast development.

In Utero Cocaine Exposure: A Thorny Mix of Science and Mythology. American Journal of Perinatology, volume 20, number 4, 2003, pages 165-172.
Reproductive Toxicology Center. Cocaine. Last updated 12/1/05.
Bauer, C.R., et al.

Thrush cannot affect the baby when it is in utero, but if a pregnant woman still has thrush when they give birth, babies can develop the infection as a result of this.

Cocaine users have an increased risk of miscarriage and fetal death in utero.

Stillbirth, also called fetal demise, is the death of the fetus in utero after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Check the baby’s position in utero, which is likely to change throughout the rest of your pregnancy
Prescribe a glucose test for gestational diabetes, a temporary form of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy ...

(Diethylstilbestrol) - A synthetic form of estrogen used between 1938-1971 to prevent miscarriage and premature birth yet since this time has been found to cause cancer and other health problems in some babies that were exposed to it in utero.

When babies are developing in utero during pregnancy they ingest amniotic fluid and excrete it everyday which passes out through your own kidneys and urination.

In utero, the baby is sustained by a special organ of pregnancy called the placenta.

See also: See also: Pregnancy, Pregnant, Fetus, During pregnancy, Newborn

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