• Fallopian tubes

    The narrow ducts leading from a woman's ovaries to the uterus. After an egg is released from the ovary during ovulation, fertilization (the union of sperm and egg) normally occurs in the fallopian tubes.

  • Family Physician

    Family medicine  is a medical specialty within primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body.  

  • Fetal distress

    Fetal distress, also known as non-reassuring fetal status, is a condition during pregnancy or labor in which the fetus shows signs of inadequate oxygenation. Due to its imprecision, the term “fetal distress” has fallen out […]

  • Fetoscopy

    A Fetoscopy is a technique by which a developing fetus can be examined directly for abnormalities.

  • Fetus

    A fetus is a prenatal human between its embryonic state and its birth. The fetal stage of development tends to be taken as beginning at the gestational age of eleven weeks, i.e. nine weeks after fertilization.

  • Fontanels

    A fontanelle, also known as a "soft spot", is an anatomical feature of the infant human skull comprising any of the soft membranous gaps (sutures) between the cranial bones that make up the calvaria of a fetus or an infant.

  • Forceps

    Tong shaped instrument that may be used to help guide the baby’s head out of the birth canal during delivery.

  • Frank Breech

    The baby’s buttocks are presenting at the cervix and the baby’s legs are extended straight up to the baby’s head.

  • Fundus

    The fundus is the upper portion of the uterus, opposite from the cervix.