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Japan firm offers 3D model of foetus

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Expectant parents in Japan who can't wait to show the world what their baby will look like can now buy a three-dimensional model of the foetus to pass around their friends. 

Tomohiro Kinoshita displays a model foetus, made of two-colour acrylic resin at Fasotec's headquarters in Chiba, Tokyo. Expectant parents in Japan who can't wait to show the world what their baby will look like can now buy a three-dimensional model of the foetus to pass around their friends.

The nine-centimetre (3.6-inch) resin model of the white foetus, encased in a transparent block in the shape of the mother's body, is fashioned by a 3D printer after an MRI scan.

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