Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at fewer than 37 weeks gestational age. These babies are known as preemies or premmies. Symptoms of preterm labor include uterine contractions which occur more often than every ten minutes or the leaking of fluid from the vagina. Premature infants are at […]
For other uses, see Birth (disambiguation) and Childbirth. Lambing: the mother licks the first lamb while giving birth to the second Birth is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring. In mammals, the process is initiated by hormones which cause the muscular walls of the uterus to contract, expelling the fetus at […]
It’s that simple. Photographed over a duration of 9 months in our residence in San Francisco.
“Triplets” redirects here. For other uses, see Triplet. Identical triplet brothers at graduation. Identical triplets are extremely rare. A multiple birth is the culmination of one multiple pregnancy, wherein the mother delivers two or more offspring. A term most applicable to placental species, multiple births occur in most kinds of mammals, with varying frequencies. Such […]