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Revealed! Baby in Womb Gives Thumbs-Up to Mum

by Rajshri on May 23, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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 Revealed! Baby in Womb Gives Thumbs-Up to Mum

A 20-week scan shows that a baby boy giving a thumbs-up to his mum.

Marie Boswell, 35, says friends and family are surprised at her son's 'ok' sign that came out quite distinctly in scans taken at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.

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"It's really funny, the thumb is so clear - we can't believe it," the Telegraph quoted Marie, as saying.he added: "I have big hands but nothing on the scale of his - he looks like he's wearing boxing gloves! We're thinking he might make a good goalkeeper.

"I've never seen a scan like this before - we love it. I've been keeping it in a book because I want to show it to him when he is older and I've heard they can fade."
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Gerry Jackson, lead sonographer at Wythenshawe Hospital said: "It is very unusual to see a baby's thumbs so clearly. It is lovely we have been able to get such a clear image for this lady.

"The new scanners we use do give a really clear picture and we have to look at the hands as part of the national screening guidelines - and we do see the fingers from time to time."

Source: ANI
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