logo
Home Health Mother Care A Child is Born
product-img
 A Child is Born
Enjoying reading this book?

A Child is Born

by Lennart Nilsson
4.6
4.6 out of 5
Creators
Author Lennart Nilsson
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Synopsis In 1965 Lennart Nilsson published images from inside the human uterus, the first photographs of prenatal life. The book that was to follow, A Child is Born, stunned the world - offering an unprecedented glimpse at the unseen world within our bodies, and our own beginnings. Using high-definition ultrasound technique, scanning electron and light microscopes, and advanced fibre optics Lennart Nilsson documents the miracle of human reproduction: the egg travelling down the fallopian tube; the sperm racing to meet it; the moment of fertilization; the very first cell division; the tiny embryo attaching to the uterine wall; the growth of eyes, ears, fingers and toes; and finally the moment of delivery itself - providing an astonishing glimpse of the first moments of life. In this, the fully revised fifth edition, A Child is Born is redefined for a new age. With a completely new accompanying text, the images are rendered in astonishing detail utilising revolutionary new photographic technology, with the photographs themselves the dominant driving force of the narrative.

Enjoying reading this book?
Jonathan Cape ₹1
Print Books
About the author
Specifications
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape
  • Pages: 228
  • Binding: Jonathan Cape
  • ISBN: 9780224089951
  • Category: Mother Care
  • Related Category: Parenting
Share this book Twitter Facebook


Suggested Reads
Suggested Reads
Books from this publisher
Grandville Noel by Bryan Talbot
Men In The Off Hours by Anne Carson
An Alphabet of Aunts by C. M. Dawnay
Supergods by Grant Morrison
Bodytalk by Desmond Morris
Parallel Stories by Peter Nádas
Books from this publisher
Related Books
Gigantic Cinema No Author
The SS Officer's Armchair Daniel Lee
Dirt Bill Buford
Paying the Land Joe Sacco
Dragman Steven Appleby
Martian's Regress, The J. O. Morgan
Related Books
Bookshelves
Stay Connected