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This is a picture of a human fetus at 10 weeks' gestational age (i.e. 8 weeks after fertilization).

See larger version at 3D Pregnancy. A rotatable 3D version of this photo is available here, and a sketch is available here.

The company behind is Tribal Internet Projects, a Dutch-based publisher of family websites. was launched in 2007.[1]

This particular picture was drawn by Melchior Meijer who is a 3D artist. He and used various resources to produce the illustration, including books, DVD's and websites to verify how a fetus looks at this stage of development. Some of the resources relied upon were as follows:

A Child is Born (A book by Lennart Nilsson)

In the Womb (DVD)

In the Womb (Book) (Website)

Details about donation of image Edit

The owners of this image donated it to Wikimedia. The original version that the owners donated had a watermark which has subsequently been removed according to Wikimedia policy. See here. The present image (without watermark) was donated by Wouter Vergeer <> on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 on behalf of Mr. Vergeer stated in an email to Ferrylodge on that date:

For now we are only willing to share these four 3D pictures under the CC-SY-BA license. Lets first see how this goes before we decide to share more or, perhaps in the future, all our works....I noticed you changed the picture and removed the CC-SY-BA notification. Which is fine by us. We just added them to make sure everybody saw they were released under CC-SY-BA license and nobody would delete them. We did notice, however that the quality of the images has decreased

quite a lot due to the cropping. I enclosed new versions of the images at better quality with this email. Would you be so kind to upload these? Or should we do this? The company behind is Tribal Internet Projects. We are Dutch based publisher of family websites. We are working on a corporate website containing more company information. If you have any more questions, please let me know. And thank you for your involvement. With kind regards / Met vriendelijke groet,

Wouter Vergeer Managing Director

Tribal Internet Projects BV Larenweg 24 5234 KA 's-Hertogenbosch The Netherlands

Toll Free form U.S. and Canada: 1-888-766-5577 Tel.: +31 (0)73 6158113 (NEW NUMBER) Fax.: +31 (0)73 6124756 Internet: E-mail:

This image is now licensed under a "free" license.Ferrylodge 00:54, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Original Upload Log at Wikipedia Edit

11:53, 28 August 2007 3dpregnancy (Talk | contribs) 120×120 9 KB Fetus at 10 weeks pregnant. (Fetus is 8 weeks old.)

This image has already been uploaded to Wikipedia, and it was recommended to upload it instead to Wikimedia Commons.

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current16:44, November 5, 2007Thumbnail for version as of 16:44, November 5, 2007120 × 120 (4 KB)PhloxBot (Talk | contribs){{cc-by-sa-2.5,2.0,1.0}} ==Summary== This is a picture of a human fetus at 10 weeks' gestational age (i.e. 8 weeks after fertilization). See larger version at [ 3D Pre

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