Pregnant Women Can Now Hold Life-Size Model of Unborn Baby

  1. Home
  2. Uncategorized
  3. Pregnant Women Can Now Hold Life-Size Model of Unborn Baby

New invention uses 3-D technology to create reproduction.


What do you think of this new technology? Would you pay for this, or do you think it’s a waste of time?

Article Courtesy of The Times Online

Pregnant women are being given the chance to hold life-size models of their unborn babies, thanks to an invention that converts data from ultrasound and MRI scans.

Jorge Lopes, a Brazilian designer, uses 3-D printing technology to create the plaster models, which go on show tomorrow at an exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London.

But the invention has already attracted the attention of medical experts. “For doctors this is a fantastic development and it is absolutely unique,” said Stuart Campbell, head of obstetrics and gynaecology at King’s College London and a pioneer of the use of ultrasound diagnosis in the 1980s.

The technology is being trialled at a clinic in Rio de Janeiro. “It’s amazing to see the faces of the mothers. They can see the full scale of their baby, really understand the size of it,” said Dr Lopes.

Read the full article here

Previous Post
The Girl That Doesn’t Age
Next Post
Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz Has Baby Girl

All Information Found on is Intended for Informational and Educational Purposes Only. The Information Provided on This Website is Not Intended to Be a Replacement or Substitute for Professional Medical Advice

Related posts: