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Would You Want to Hold Your Baby Before Birth?

Holding baby for the first time is a memory that forever sticks in a mother's mind. While it normally happens at the hospital or home after birth, one man is hoping to help parents-to-be have a hands on experience before their infant arrives. A model maker at London's Royal College of Arts uses ultrasound images and high tech machinery to create models of growing fetuses to encourage bonding for future moms and dads during the prenatal phase. Would you be interested in his concept?

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Pampire Pampire 8 years
That's really weird!
PinkUnicorn PinkUnicorn 8 years
I think it is a lovely idea for sight-impared mothers and fathers who don't have the option of simply looking at the ultrasound.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
LynGay, you said it perfectly.
Lyngay Lyngay 8 years
The words "more money than sense" come to mind... sorry, hope I don't offend anyone. Seems completely unnecessary to me, but more power to you if it's something you'd like.
brilliance13 brilliance13 8 years
anniekim anniekim 8 years
Enters into the uncanny valley for me.
psterling psterling 8 years
I think this is odd but I could see how it might help fathers through the pregnancy process since they're a bit left out. Women on the other hand have the real live think moving around inside of them and I think that's a lot more powerful than a weird doll.
mstrauss mstrauss 8 years
I think that a basic model of a baby in the womb would be so cool just so I could have an understanding of the baby inside of me, but to have an actualy model of my child seems strange and even a bit superstitious.
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
No as it strikes me as really really creepy. Here is a baby that is not really your baby, bond with it. Creepy to me.
sham28 sham28 8 years
From what I hear, the natural deliver-then-hold approach works pretty well for most people..... It seems kind of unnecessary. Maybe for moms who are already aware of their potential for post- partum depression and might need help wrapping their head around having a baby it would be helpful? I don't know.
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