In Birth without Violence (1975), French obstetrician
Frederik Ruysch’s cabinet of curiosities, commonly referred to simply as the Cabinet, was a museum Ruysch created in the Netherlands in the late 1600s. The Cabinet filled a series of small houses that Ruysch rented in Amsterdam, and they contained greater than 2,000 specimens, including preserved fetuses and infants.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol (ethanol) results in a continuum of physical and neurological developmental abnormalities that vary depending on the timing, duration, and degree of alcohol exposure. Heavy exposure during development may lead to the condition
Court: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Citation: Bonbrest v. Kotz, 65 F.Supp. 138 (D.C.D.C. 1946)
Status as current law: Doubtful
Value as precedent: Medium
Court: Supreme Court of Arizona
Citation: Summerfield v. Superior Court, 698 P.2d 712 (Ariz. 1985)
Status as current law: Probable
Value as precedent: Low
Prenatal alcohol (ethanol) exposure can have dramatic effects on the development of the
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) is a rare placental disease that can occur at any time during pregnancy involving identical twins. TTTS occurs when there is an unequal distribution of placental blood vessels between fetuses, which leads to a disproportionate supply of blood delivered.