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the condition of carrying a developing fetus within the uterus

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Carcharhinoid annual cycle with concurrent vitellogenesis and gestation
ABSTRACT: Although percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty is known to be a safe and effective procedure during a singleton pregnancy, its use during a twin gestation is limited to a single report with a poor obstetric outcome.
The gestation period for Holsteins is about 280 days.
But "due date" can vary, depending on the gestation length of certain individuals; some cows always tend to calve earlier or later than their projected "due date" and some bulls sire calves that are always born earlier or later.
The researchers randomly assigned 823 pregnant women with periodontitis to receive scaling and root planing, either at 13 to 21 weeks' gestation or up to three months after delivery.
More and more we hear of babies surviving at less than 28 weeks gestation.
announced last week that it is beginning the process of phasing out individual gestation stalls at all of its company-owned sow farms and replacing them with pens--or group housing--over the next 10 years.
Dairy farmers can improve herd profits by selecting beef sires with short gestation length and positive calving ease EBVs, a meeting at the Dairy Event heard this week.
Kempermann's team compared the brains of the offspring during gestation and after birth.
The concept of the glass-encased aquarium filled with exotic fish had a long and strange gestation, according to Bernd Brunner in his fascinating and beautifully illustrated The Ocean at Home (Princeton Architectural Press, $24.
Nevertheless, consider his court testimony: "It is my opinion that the human fetus possesses the ability to experience pain from 20 weeks of gestation, if not earlier, and that pain perceived by a fetus is possibly more intense than that perceived by newborns or older children.
Early spontaneous rupture of membranes initiated preterm labor, and a cesarean section was performed at 36 weeks' gestation because of fetal distress.
Barrett noted that multiple births account for about 20 per cent of neo-natal intensive care admissions and are responsible for the rise in the pre-term birth rate, particularly for those babies born at 24 to 28 weeks gestation, who often require considerable and costly medical care.
Several states are debating 24-hour waiting periods; Oregon, Minnesota, and Montana are considering whether to require doctors to inform women that fetuses after 20 weeks' gestation might feel pain; and a bill is pending in Texas that would extend the definition of an "individual" to include "an unborn child at every stage of gestation.