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In the Womb

From the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on an incredible nine month journey of development. Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic’s In the Womb to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail. Revolutionary imagery sheds light on the delicate, . . . → Read More: In the Womb

Birth in Nepal

Nepal has some of the worst maternal death statistics in the world, with some six women dying in childbirth every day.

Despite the political instability of the past ten years of civil war, the Nepalese government is introducing measures to improve safety for mothers but so far little seems to be working.

Subina Shrestha, a . . . → Read More: Birth in Nepal

Welcome to the World

A lyrical, exhilarating and sometimes unsettling look at childbirth around the globe. Every year 130 million babies are born.

Their life chances are a lottery depending on where they are born. In Europe, six babies per 1000 will die before their first birthday.

In Africa, it’s 82. In America, 1 in 3 will grow up . . . → Read More: Welcome to the World

Welcome to India

With India destined to become the most populous nation on earth by 2026, you’ve got to be highly tactical in your search for a better life. It’s not just about you and your dreams today – it’s about the family over generations to come.

Prakash and Mangesh are brothers in their early twenties from an . . . → Read More: Welcome to India