Discover the Thrilling Story of How You Were Created on "9 Months That Made You"

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9 Months That Made You
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“9 Months That Made You”
 Premieres Wednesday, June 29 at 10 PM ET on PBS
(Check your local listings)
 
          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.

9 Months That Made You: The First 8 Weeks (Premieres 6/29)
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.

9 Months That Made You: One of a Kind (Premieres 7/6)
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 (Premieres July 13)

Episode three journeys through the final months in the womb — a time when we grow strong and develop our vital survival tools for our first breath. For most, this is when our cartilage changes to form a skeleton of over 200 bones, but very occasionally it doesn’t.

 

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