A child is born
Already considered a classic for its breathtaking photographs of life before birth, this work now comes to Delta in its third edition--the first to be entirely in color. The complete text and every photo, except for a few beloved shots, are new. This new edition will entrance expectant couples as it has for 25 years.
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In the Beginning
The First Few Weeks
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