I read in a comment recently that the preborn do not breathe. Well, here is the refutation of that in the DVD, Biology of Prenatal Development (available from National Geographic, thanks for pointing that out, Jesurgislac), quoted below Continue reading “Embryos breathe according to Biology of Prenatal Development, distributed by NatGeo”
How many times have you heard it: a fetus is not a baby, a fetus is not a human? I’ve just ordered a DVD, Biology of Prenatal Development and I plan to watch it and then to show it to everybody I know who has ever said this to me. The Biology of Prenatal Development was produced by The Endowment for Human Development, Improving Lifelong Health One Pregnancy at a Time and National Geographic. Free study material on the EHD site “includes the program script, footnotes, bibliography, appendices, and index of terms. Read the script in 92 languages on the site” or as a PDF download in English, Spanish or French. Below are just a few lines from the script that have already caught my eye. Emphasis added in bold is mine.