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Doctors learned that HIV could be transmitted through blood transfusions, and that women can get HIV and pass it on to babies in the womb or through breast milk.
Advocates for lotus birth argue that prolonged contact with the placenta eases the newborn's transition to life outside the womb, and claim that the practice may provide health benefits.
Not all babies exposed to the Zika virus in the womb develop neurological complications.
The fourth trimester is the first three months of a baby’s life when the mother tries to create a womb-like environment in the real world.
The child, which had seemed sluggish in the womb, was pronounced dead two weeks later of multiorgan failure.
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Origin and Etymology of womb
Middle English wamb, womb, from Old English; akin to Old High German wamba belly
First Known Use: before 12th century
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