The Biology of Prenatal Development describes human prenatal development through all 38 weeks of pregnancy, emphasizing the first trimester developmental period when all body systems and more than 90 percent of body parts emerge and begin to function.
This documentary features rare imagery of the living human embryo and fetus. It combines facts gleaned from the medical literature with images produced from 6 different medical-imaging technologies. Fascinating and visually compelling, it provides an overview of key features of human embryonic development with sequences of human embryos, animations, and narration.
Additional content: French and Spanish subtitles; PDF of the script (printable from a PC).