A Child Is Born by Lennart Nilsson

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The fourth edition of this beloved classic--completely revised and updated.

When it was first published nearly forty years ago, Lennart Nilsson's A Child is Born broke astonishing new ground, offering an unprecedented glimpse of life inside the womb. Now this completely new fourth edition of the international classic brings revolutionary photographic technology and artistry to a landmark work. Packed with breathtaking, never-before-seen photographs and entirely new text, this awesome journey from fertilization to birth is a timeless masterpiece--completely revised for a new generation.

About Lennart Nilsson

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Lennart Nilsson, long been considered the world's leading medical and scientific photographer has contributed to Life, Time, National Geographic, Reader's Digest, and other leading magazines worldwide. His books have sold millions of copies and have been translated into twenty languages. He is the recipient of two Emmys for his film The Saga of Life and TV series The Miracle of Life. Nilsson has an honorary MD from the prestigious Karolinska Institute, Sweden, awarded for his scientific discoveries. Lars Hamberger is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Goteborg University in Sweden, and heads a laboratory and university clinic that is one of Europe's leading centers for research in human reproduction.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Published August 26, 2003 by Delacorte Press. 240 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Nilsson's astonishing photographs of developing fetuses illuminate an informative story narrated by a five-year-old girl whose mother is pregnant.

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In this latest edition of a classic originally published almost 40 years ago, photographer Nilsson and obstetrician Hamberger explore the miracle of birth, from attraction between a man and a woman to fertilization, pregnancy, labor and delivery;

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