By Roanne Weisman
Awarded the iParenting Media Award for nice made from 2008!
Experience the miracle of life-with your personal eyes
Congratulations, parents-to-be! you are approximately to embark on a momentous trip. much more intriguing, you are the first new release of folks who-thanks to 3D and traditional ultrasound-can truly “see” your baby sooner than she or he is born. this glorious, special consultant, written through Harvard professors, takes you thru each level of your baby's improvement, from perception to delivery-with greater than 2 hundred photographs and drawings to demonstrate every one excellent second.
Get a guided travel of a baby's trip with:
- Breathtaking 3D images of infants' faces, limbs, and different good points
- Detailed second ultrasounds of constructing organs and bones contained in the physique
- Visual pointers on what to appear for, and what you are seeing, at the screen
With this illuminating consultant, you could see how medical professionals be sure in case your child is a toddler and no matter if you are having twins or multiples. it is easy to watch the expansion of your baby's arms, toes, center, head, and extra. better of all, one could actively perform the best trip of all: from unmarried telephone to bringing a brand new child into the world.
Visit www.YourDevelopingBaby.com for extra information.
Library Journal starred review:
"Using 250 diagnostic ultrasound photos, Harvard radiology professors Doubilet and Carol B. Benson current a wonderful booklet charting the expansion of infants within the womb. . . . The authors good clarify the differing kinds of ultrasound and their scientific makes use of, particularly the 3D photos that convey the baby’s outer floor and the second pictures revealing the inner improvement of organs. This digital travel of a existence within the making will allure destiny mom and dad in droves."
--Janet M. Schneider, James A. Haley Veterans’ clinic, Tampa, FL
" . . . an available and beautiful textual content that publications readers via nine months of pregnancy."
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