The Biology of Prenatal Development
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The award winning documentary, The Biology of Prenatal Development, explains the science and communicates the wonder of human development from fertilization through birth. Using six medical imaging technologies, the program features extraordinarily rare direct videography of the living human embryo and early fetus inside the womb from 4½ to 12 weeks following fertilization.
Produced in conjunction with and endorsed by human development experts, this dvd presents a unique visual appreciation of prenatal development, while clearly explaining facts obtained from the medical literature. Includes closed captions in English, and subtitles in Spanish and French.
Intended for general audiences, The Biology of Prenatal Development is recommended for use in middle and high school health and biology courses, introductory college- and graduate-level human embryology courses, and prenatal care classes. It is a key ingredient in EHD's curriculum intended to enhance the effectiveness of prenatal care, health science education, and efforts to prevent the use of harmful substances during pregnancy.
The Biology of Prenatal Development, has won 11 awards in five major competitions recognizing excellence in areas that include film and video production, use of graphics, and research.
The program, which features rare imagery of the living human embryo and fetus, won the prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award, three Silver Telly Awards, the Grand Remi of Worldfest Houston, and three awards each from The Accolade Competition and The Videographer Awards.
- PDF text of the program (English, Spanish, and French)
- Spanish subtitles
- French subtitles