It may be hard to get and stay pregnant for some would-be mums, but there is hope. Scientists have discovered the vital role bone marrow plays in pregnancy, which can lead to new therapies in the future.

In 10 seconds? Stem cells play a key role in successful pregnancies. The cells in question are sent from the bone marrow to the uterus via the bloodstream when a woman’s eggs are fertilised and help establish and keep the pregnancy.

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