Until it starts producing on its own, the fetus is largely dependent on the mother for the supply of several substances, including thyroid hormones. The thyroid hormones include TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone), T3, and T4/FT4. (FT4 is free T4, which is not bound to protein). TSH is produced in theRead More
Pregnancy, also called gestation, is the period of time when one or more offspring develop in the womb of a woman. The condition usually lasts for a duration of approximately forty weeks.
Teen pregnancy is a serious social problem worldwide. Statistics by World Bank reveal that 7.3 million girls become pregnant before the age of eighteen and 2.5 million girls give birth before the