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The Living Body: Into The World

26 minutes

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Covers the tumultuous events of birth, using fetoscopy and specially constructed models to show what happens from the fetus's viewpoint. Also shows the physiological events immediately following the birth: the almost instantaneous transformation of the heart from one pump to two, the baby's first sucking movements, and the establishment of the mother-child relationship. NOTE: Contains some nudity and shows a short sequence of an actual birth. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) audio description, (2) English subtitles, (3) English subtitles in a black box, (4) closed captions.

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