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3-D Ultrasound Helps Blind Pregnant Woman 'See' Her Fetus (Video)

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Diaper brand Huggies in Brazil recently funded a short film that has gone viral, but not because of a goofy gimmick.

The film, "Huggies Presents: Meeting Murilo," (video below) features a pregnant blind woman, Tatiana Guerra, going for her ultrasound at 20 weeks into her pregnancy, reports 3DPrint.com.

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“And if ... if you could touch him, would that let you know what he’s like?” a doctor asks her.

Using a 3-D mobile printing station, the doctor prints a 3-D version of the ultrasound, which includes the words, written in Braille, "I am your son."

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The 3-D version also features the fetus's face, which a joyful Guerra is able to touch.

According to CNET, Guerra, 30, lost her sight when she was 17.

(Note: The ultrasound part begins at 1:20 mark)

Sources: CNET, 3DPrint.com
Image Credit: Huggies Brazil Screenshot