What Is the Uterus?

By Twill Care Editors
Reviewed by Alyssa Quimby, M.D.
December 28, 2023

Your uterus is your fetus’s home for nine months. It’s also known as the womb.

Made of muscle, your uterus protects your future baby and grows along with them. During labor, the uterus contracts to help make birth happen.

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