Fetal cells “come to a mother’s rescue” decades after baby’s birth

By Dave Andrusko Although widely known in the scientific community, it’s news to most laypeople that years—even decades—after a mother delivers her baby, some of the fetal cells will remain in her body. These fetal cells, which are some of the developing baby’s cells, while not necessarily stem cells, are adaptable in their ability to …

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Decades after birth, fetal cells remain in mother’s body aiding to repair injuries

  By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We ran this a couple of months ago, but it seems wonderfully appropriate to re-run just ahead of Mother’s Day. Although widely known in the scientific community, it’s news to most laypeople that years—even decades—after a mother delivers her baby, some of the fetal cells will remain in her …

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Decades after birth, fetal cells remain in mother’s body aiding to repair injuries

  By Dave Andrusko Although widely known in the scientific community, it’s news to most laypeople that years—even decades—after a mother delivers her baby, some of the fetal cells will remain in her body. These fetal cells, which are some of the developing baby’s cells, while not necessarily stem cells, are adaptable in their ability …

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Scientist: Fetal cells with healing properties remain in mothers for Life

By Kathy Ostrowski, Kansans for Life Legislative Director Pro-lifers hearing National Public Radio’s Morning Edition Monday had to be smiling when Science editor, Robert Krulwich, revealed a little-known bond between a mother and her child (www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=5195551). The report examined the increasing evidence that “when a woman has a baby, she gets not just a son …

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