3D Printer Gives Blind Mom A Look at Her Unborn Son

IMG_20150509_014732_edit3D printing has really taken off in the philanthropic world. From creating prosthetic limbs to bone fragments, it’s use in medicine is nearly infinite. Just take a look at enablingthefuture.org if you need convincing.

Now, we see a new way this technology is helping. Expectant mother, 30-year-old Tatiana Guerra, has been blind since she was a teenager. Her doctor, however, had a surprise for her when she went in for her 20-week prenatal checkup. He surprised her with a relief sculpture of her child printed from the sonogram imaging. So, Ms. Guerra was able to “see” her son before he was ever born, a blessing many might take for granted.

See the entire emotional moment below:


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