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Abascal, Gudrun,(author.). Hamberger, Lars,(author.). ... Read More

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  • ISBN: 9780593157961
  • ISBN: 0593157966
  • Physical Description: 219 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Books Trade Paperback; Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.

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Translation of: Ett barn blir till.
"The fifth edition of the beloved classic- completely revised and updated."
Includes index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"First published nearly 50 years ago, A Child is ... Read More
Subject: Pregnancy.
Pregnancy > Pictorial works.
Childbirth > Pictorial works.

Lennart Nilsson (1922–2017) is one of the foremost figures in the history of photography. Working with medical researchers and using advanced, custom-built equipment, he documented the inner workings of the human body down to the cellular level. Above all, he dedicated his career to capturing life in the womb from the moment of fertilization until birth. He received numerous distinctions and honors and his work has entered the collections of major museum and institutions. 

Linda Forsell is an award-winning freelance photojournalist from Stockholm. Between 2011 and 2015 she was based in New York and covered the North American continent for major Scandinavian news outlets. Her photos have been published in international magazines and shown at exhibitions worldwide.

Lars Hamberger is professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Gothenburg. He is the author of the most recent editions of A Child Is Born and served as a medical expert and consultant to Lennart Nilsson on these books as well as other scientific book and film projects. 

Gudrun Abascal is a senior midwife with over forty years’ experience in maternity care. In her daily work she has helped and supported innumerable parents through pregnancy and childbirth. She has written books for expectant parents as well as health care professionals. She has founded maternity clinics that have helped to change and improve healthcare for expectant mothers.

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