A new computer program simulates human birth using 3D virtual reality

birth simulatorThe simulator is the first of its kind to take into account factors such as the shape of the mother’s body, and the shape and position of the baby. It could help doctors and midwives prepare for unusual or dangerous births, according to the researchers in England who developed it.

“You can’t see inside during a live birth. The simulator shows you what’s happening inside,” said Rudy Lapeer, a computer scientist at the University of East Anglia, leader of the research that was presented Nov. 22 at a conference on E-Health and Bioengineering in Romania.

Source: http://news.yahoo.com/3d-virtual-birth-simulator-could-help-doctors-prepare-190916430.html

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