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Anatomy of pregnancy and birth - uterus

The uterus is your growing baby’s home during pregnancy. Learn how the uterus works, nurtures your baby and how it changes while you are pregnant.

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Placenta complications in pregnancy

The placenta develops inside the uterus during pregnancy and provides your baby with nutrients and oxygen. If something goes wrong, it can be serious.

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Prolapsed uterus - Better Health Channel

The pelvic floor and associated supporting ligaments can be weakened or damaged in many ways, causing uterine prolapse.

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Uterus, cervix & ovaries - fact sheet | Jean Hailes

This fact sheet discusses some of the health conditions that may affect a woman's uterus, cervix and ovaries.

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RANZCOG - Asherman Syndrome

Asherman syndrome means that scar tissue is present inside the uterus (womb) or cervix.

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Dilatation and curettage (D&C)

A D&C is an operation to lightly scrape the inside of the uterus (womb).

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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilised egg implants outside the uterus (womb)

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Hysterectomy | Jean Hailes

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the uterus (womb). There are many reasons for having a hysterectomy including cancer, heavy and continuous…

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Placental abruption - Better Health Channel

Placental abruption means the placenta has detached from the wall of the uterus, starving the baby of oxygen and nutrients.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Words used by midwives and doctors - glossary

The taking of fluid (also called liquor pronounced like-or) from mother’s uterus to do tests

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