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Watch as a Visually Impared Mother-To-Be Is Surprised With a 3D Printed Ultrasound Image of Her Son

“Meeting Murilo” is a heartwarming example of 3D printing being put to good use.

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In the decades since being introduced as a prenatal tool, ultrasound imaging has afforded soon-to-be mothers (and fathers) the opportunity to “meet” their unborn child in as intimate a way as is technologically possible: By seeing their baby, face to face. For many, it’s a profoundly moving moment. But for parents with visual impairments, it’s an experience that can often be frustratingly inaccessible.

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