This episode explores, pregnancy, the statistical challenges involved getting a fertilized egg, to the physical changes that take place to accommodate the child and finally give birth, etc.
In this series, Robert Winston exposes the different stages of our growth and development, from birth to death, from a biological and personal point of view.
From fertilized egg to six trillion cells working in concert, this is an incredible journey through the most complex biological mechanism on earth. While the latest imaging techniques guide the viewer through veins, down fallopian tubes and around the brain, this groundbreaking series also explores the human drama born of this microscopic world. Presented by Robert Winston, a medical scientist and leading commentator on medical matters, The Human Body takes you into one of the most alien worlds imaginable...
Includes the episodes: 'Life Story', 'An Everyday Miracle', 'First Steps', 'Raging Teens', 'Brain Power', 'As Time Goes By', and 'The End of Life'.