Having a baby is tough. There is so much that women are expected to learn during their pregnancy and so many elements that could have an effect on their child. One these mysterious things mothers might not think about? Uterine fluid. But it’s about time that women get familiar with it, especially now, given that new research shows uterine fluid may directly affect the fetus — and not just the woman herself.
A recent study, published in Trends In Molecular Medicine, found that an woman’s diet, mood, and other outside factors could impact the uterine fluid, which could, in turn, impact their future or existing fetus. It is important to note that uterine fluid is different from amniotic fluid, which is the fluid that surrounds the baby in the womb during pregnancy. Uterine fluid, according to the study, is present during fertilization, and is the fluid that the developing fetus bathes in as the embryo implants onto the wall of the uterus. In fact, uterine…
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