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Nine Month Miracle

Five minutes after starting the multimedia pregnancy primer, Nine Month Miracle, this expectant dad began suffering flashbacks to high school health-class hell. There it all was: the sterile medical drawings, the condescendingly patient explanations, the clinically explicit videos. The program follows an obnoxiously precious animated couple — named, of course, Adam and Eve — through the nine months of pregnancy. If you can endure their eye-rolling repartee (and suppress the flashbacks), you'll be rewarded with a wealth of useful and enlightening detail, not the least of which are photographer Lennart Nilsson's startling inside-the-womb pictures of a fetus at various stages of development. B

Originally posted Aug 18, 1995 Published in issue #288 Aug 18, 1995 Order article reprints
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