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3D Printing and Ultrasound Help Blind Pregnant Moms Touch Their Unborn Babies

by Lambert Varias
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Here’s a pair of wonderful stories that were made possible with the help of 3D printing. As part of its new ad campaign in Brazil, diaper brand Huggies helped two blind expectant mothers “see” their unborn children by printing 3D models of the babies based on their ultrasound scans.

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Get a box of tissues and meet Tatiana…

…and Marcia.

Awwww. According to C|NET, a company called 3D Babies does pretty much the same thing, and can even print the entire fetus. We live in magical times.

[via C|NET]

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