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National Geographic: In the Womb - Multiples (2006)

Lorne Townend  |  NR |  DVD
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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National Geographic: In the Womb - Multiples + When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads: Proven Guidelines for a Healthy Multiple Pregnancy, 3rd Edition + Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins or More! (La Leche League International Book)
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Product Details

  • Directors: Lorne Townend
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Nat'l Geographic Vid
  • DVD Release Date: May 8, 2007
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000N6UF1K
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #115,540 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Editorial Reviews

Expanding on the critically acclaimed special, In the Womb, National Geographic explores the extraordinary and fragile world of twins, triplets and quadruplets in utero. Featuring amazing 4-D ultrasound images and revolutionary new fetal imaging techniques, this remarkable new special travels inside the womb to witness tiny fetuses as they grow and begin to interact with each other.

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50 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fascinating journey May 13, 2007
This documentary follows the multiple pregnancies of three different women, from conception to shortly after the birth. Rachel (the only one who isn't a first-time mother) is having fraternal twins (a boy and a girl), Jennifer is having triplets (two identical boys plus one fraternal brother who was conceived on a different day), and Julie is having identical quads (girls). All three of these sets of multiples were conceived naturally, even Julie's (the odds of having naturally-conceived identical quads are one in eight million!). Using cutting-edge 4-D technology, we're able to get a fascinating look at just what goes on in the womb during these gestational periods. Not only do we get to see what the embryos/fetuses look like as they develop, but we also get to see the kinds of interactions they have with one another, interactions that vary from up-close and personal (if they're together in the same amnion and chorion, no barriers between them) to only able to feel one another through membranes if they're in separate amnions and chorions.

This documentary is loaded with just about everything you ever might have wanted to know about multiple pregnancies.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing April 5, 2007
I had to watch this movie for a human development course in college. It is the most amazing thing to see actual footage of multiples growing in the womb. I also learned a lot about multiples that I did not previously know. Very good watch! Definitely reccomended.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 4 Stars May 3, 2010
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I am pregnant with multiples and wanted an inside out look of what my babies and body are experiencing. Great teaching video on the basics of multiple births. Would be appropriate for helping answer questions that older siblings have (age 13 and up, as conception by male/female intercourse is briefly discussed).
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fascinating! August 7, 2007
By BBB
this documentary gives in-depth perspective of the development of multiples in the womb - and it's done with amazing material. Real life echoes, shown in multiple dimensions, and fascinating views of the inside world of the womb. You can almost imagine what it's like in there. Although many knowledgable facts are told, it's all brought in a very comprehensive way.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible! March 21, 2009
I watched this video 3 times in a row as I am expecting twins this September. I was in aww! Love it. I've learned so much. Even our 5 year old requests to watch it. My dear husband has yet to see it but when he does, I know he will be as impressed as I. Thank you!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amaizing May 27, 2009
By Jennie
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This video is amaizing! There is so much information and is so detailed. I had seen the video "In the Womb" when I was pregnant and loved it. I would have my husband watch it with me durring each trimester that I was in to show him what changes our baby and myself were going through. It gave him a chance to understand what was happening inside me on a whole differant level and it allowed him to have a better connection with our baby. As you know, men do not get to experience what we feel when we are pregnant and this gives them some insight and a chance to start bonding with your own baby. I can't say enough good things about it. So I figured, we had such a wonderful experience with that video that we mine as well get the "In the Womb - Multiples" and it was just as wonderful.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing journey February 25, 2014
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One of my best friends found out she was having twins, so I sent her this video.
She was absolutely thrilled by everything she saw and learned in this documentary.

If you know anyone about to be having twins or triplets, this makes a very thoughtful gift, as they will learn what is happening inside their own body.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars lovely September 2, 2011
By Frances
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i love this video it shows you step by step. it is lovely, i watch it many times a year.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it
Very Interesting and Informative.
Published 7 days ago by Elaine
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie and images
Great movie and images. Just be warned wouldn't recommend watching in 1st trimester if you have twins. Read more
Published 11 days ago by Erica Bates
4.0 out of 5 stars In the Womb
This was a great video showing the growth of multiple children in the womb. It certainly shows that they were alive at birth. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Susan Zook
4.0 out of 5 stars Informative and interesting
This movie has so much to touch on and does a decent job explaining a lot about multiples. I was not thrilled with the birthing part, I didn't expect that, it actually made me kind... Read more
Published 7 months ago by MaryKate
5.0 out of 5 stars Learned a lot!
This is my third pregancy. When I found out I was having twins this time I was fascinated with how this was all gonna work. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Laura A Channell
5.0 out of 5 stars Psych. of Multiples
I am an identical twin and this video helped explain a great number of mysteries about our current relationship at ages 57. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Rebecca Stone
5.0 out of 5 stars Very cool
It is cool to see multiples in the womb and see what my twins went through and their bond. It is very true they have such a strong bond even after they are born they hate being... Read more
Published 15 months ago by Christina Rossi
5.0 out of 5 stars Multiples video
Our daughter is pregnant with twins after a long struggle with infertilty. It is very informative and exciting to watch !
Published 15 months ago by Jill A. Siefker
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Video!
I looks like they took a camera and put it the womb for nine months. I can't say enough about this video.
Published 18 months ago by Terrie Budney
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVED IT
My Identical Twin and I loved watching this film. We were born in 91 at 26 1/2 weeks gestation and growing up in the 90s and 2000s we didn't know much of a multiples life at birth. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Sabrina
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