IAN HOOTON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY IAN HOOTON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Obstetric examination. Midwife (left) using an ear horn pressed to a pregnant woman's abdomen to listen to the foetus' heartbeat. Regular check-ups are necessary during pregnancy so that the development of the baby and the health of the mother can be monitored. This woman is eight months (32 weeks) pregnant.
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