A lot has changed in 80 years. Fads and trends have come and gone. People grew older and children grew up. The world became smaller and everything became faster. For 80 years we've been there, with the most advanced medical care for women. A lot can change in 80 years.
But some things don't.
When not in use, a healthy uterus is a small organ, measuring about 3 inches (7.5 centimeters) long and 2 inches (5 cm) wide. During pregnancy, that changes — fast. By about 20 weeks into pregnancy, the expanding uterus reaches all the way to the navel. The outer edge of the uterus reaches the lower edge of the rib cage by about 36 weeks.
Credit: Gray's Anatomy, 1918