A Child Is Born

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Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1990 - Childbirth - 213 pages
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This entirely new full-color edition of the classic bestseller on the miracle of human reproduction contains historic new photographs of life before birth. Never before seen are color photographs of the explosion of the ripened egg, the "winning sperm", and the very first brain cells.

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Contents

In the Beginning
11
Ovulation
31
The First Few Weeks
75
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

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.

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