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Episode 87 The Placenta

Episode 87 The Placenta

Update: 2022-01-15
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The Placenta is a simply awesome organ that grows and sustains the baby during pregnancy. Here I attempt to discuss how it forms , a baffling number of cell changes and 'invasions' of the mother's womb lining and blood vessels. Warning there is a brief mention of baby loss.

Want to know more?
https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/1471-0528.15306
https://www.tommys.org/pregnancy-information/pregnancy-complications/placenta-complications
https://www.tommys.org/research/research-centres/placenta-clinic
https://www.tommys.org/sites/default/files/legacy/CHI_Patient_Leaflet.pdf
https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/understanding-the-placenta-the-key-to-healthy-life


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Episode 87 The Placenta

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