In the Womb

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In the Womb
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DVD cover art
Also known as Life Before Birth (UK special)
Genre Documentary
Created by Toby Macdonald
Country of origin United Kingdom
United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 7
Running time 90 minutes
Original channel National Geographic Channel
Original release March 6, 2005 (2005-03-06)
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In the Womb is a documentary television special miniseries that was premiered on March 6, 2005, on the National Geographic Channel. Originally beginning as a special about human pregnancy (titled Life Before Birth in the UK), the program features the development of embryos in the uterus of various animal species. The show makes extensive use of computer-generated imagery to recreate the real stages of the process.


Currently, 7 episodes have been broadcast.

# Title Original air date
1 "In the Womb" March 6, 2005 (2005-03-06)
Features the human embryo.
2 "Animals in the Womb" December 10, 2006 (2006-12-10)
Features the development of embryos of a dolphin, elephant and dog.
3 "In the Womb: Multiples" January 14, 2007 (2007-01-14)
Features the development of multiple human embryos.
4 "In the Womb: Identical Twins" December 12, 2008 (2008-12-12)
Features the development of identical twins.
5 "In the Womb: Dogs" January 4, 2009 (2009-01-04)
Features the developments of a mastiff, golden retriever, Chihuahua, and wolf.
6 "In the Womb: Cats" January 4, 2009 (2009-01-04)
Features the developments of a domestic cat and lion.
7 "In the Womb: Extreme Animals" May 10, 2009 (2009-05-10)
Features the developments of a lemon shark, emperor penguin, red kangaroo and parasitic wasp.
8 "In the Womb: Animal Farms" June 11, 2010 (2010-06-11)
Features the developments of a cattle, goat, sheep, pig

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