Human lungs, having spent nine months in utero, were no strangers to a liquid-filled state.
Dan Brown -- The Lost Symbol
The three of us—Shiva, Genet, and me—are together from the start, she in utero while Shiva and I negotiate the world outside.
Abraham Verghese -- Cutting for Stone
It may also be that low birth-weight is a strong forecaster of poor parenting, since a mother who smokes or drinks or otherwise mistreats her baby in utero isn’t likely to turn things around just because the baby is born.
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner -- Freakonomics