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Life in the Womb

At the moment of conception, when sperm meets egg, a new human being—independent of mother and father—comes into existence. For nine months this person grows and develops at a remarkable pace, nourished and protected by the mother’s womb. This development is hidden from direct observation, but advancing technology has allowed us to follow the child’s growth and better understand the stages of preborn life. From the act which results in the creation of a new life to the birth of a human being nine months later, this booklet tells a story of the one experience shared by every human being who has ever lived: life in the womb…