Tag Archive: Emily Partridge

Apr 26 2017

Researchers Recreate the Womb Experience to Transform Care of Very Premature Infants

Every child begins life in a paradise built of biological wonders. The umbilical cord tethering the fetus to her mother’s placenta not only enables the exchange of blood gases in place of breathing air, but it also permits her to float and rotate within the warm incubating amniotic fluid while it delivers her every nutritional need as she grows ready for independent life.

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