National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Fetal Health and Development is the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
A normal pregnancy lasts nine months. Each three-month period of pregnancy is called a trimester. During each trimester, the fetus grows and develops. There are specific prenatal tests to monitor both the mother's health and fetal health during each trimester.
With modern technology, health professionals can
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