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Fascinating Animation Shows How Babies Are Made

The entire development of a human baby from egg fertilisation through to birth has been illustrated in this incredible animated GIF. The animated GIF is made up of a total of 396 sketches, which makes it “probably the most complicated GIF I’ve made so far”.

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The fascinating spiral, made by designer Eleanor Lutz, also features a key so you know what happens at each stage – with cells dividing, organs developing, blood vessels forming, limbs growing through to the moment of birth.

She makes the graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator using scientific data and peer-reviewed research.