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A Child is Born: New Photographs of Life Before Birth and Up-to-Date Advice for Expectant Parents
A Child is Born New Photographs of Life Before Birth and Up-to-Date Advice for Expectant Parents Author:Lennart Nilsson Lennart Nilsson's first startling photographs of the fetus within the womb appeared in Life magazine and in 1965 A Child Is Born was published. In this completely revised book the majority of the plates are new; the black-and-white photo essay of young parents-to-be is new, and the text has been entirely rewritten. Childbearing methods (and the ... more »role of the father) have also changed and all this is reflected in the up-to-date advice from two leading professors of obstetrics and gynecology.
"With spectacular beauty and accuracy Lennart Nilsson has captured the mystery of life within the womb ... the union of scientific accuracy and artistry here reaches a pinnacle of achievement ... This is a book which can be enthusiastically recommended, for young parents and parents-to-be as well as for adolescents. It is an excellent book for the physician to have on his waiting room shelf." Pediatrics
"It quite literally illuminates teh mystery of pregnancy without in any way diminishing its spledor." Berton Roueche - The New Yorker« less
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The author (Swedish) did the groundbreaking photos that first showed life in the womb, and was showcased long ago in Life magazine. I believe this book is related to an amazing PBS special of the same name. Amazing photographs.