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MRI provides an inside look at human birth [video]


This definitely isn’t your typical birthing video, and for the squeamish, you should be fine watching this fascinating short video of a human birth made with an MRI scanner.

The video was taken in December 2010 at Berlin’s Charité University Hospital and features the expulsion stage of the labor process. The team hopes such imagery can help doctors understand the birthing process more clearly to aid in labor and delivery.

Full story at New Scientist via Laughing Squid.

Delivering babies.

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