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9 Months That Made You

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Watch Wednesdays June 29 - July 13, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV
Also airing on WMHT WORLD

Discover the thrilling story of how you were made, from the moment of conception to the moment of birth 280 days later. Follow the gestation process, the most exquisite biological choreography found in nature.


The First 8 Weeks | Wednesday, June 29 at 10pm

Follow the story of how, from a fertilized egg, you took on human form in the womb. Chart the metamorphosis from the various embryonic forms you once took on until the moment around 12 weeks when you became unmistakably human.

One of a Kind | Wednesday, July 6 at 10pm

Learn how you became the unique individual you are. No two people—even “identical” twins—are identical. Through riveting examples, explore how your face was shaped, why you’re likely to be right-handed, even how your sexuality formed.

The Final Countdown | Wednesday, July 13 at 10pm

Meet the miracle that is you. See how your time in the womb, as your senses mature, has determined your destiny on the outside. Survey the latest epigenetic research that shows how the womb environment leaves its mark, even altering your DNA.

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