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    an event when people meet up to look at ultrasound scans of a foetus

    The US tradition of having a baby shower to celebrate an impending birth is now commonplace in the UK. But "foetus parties", where people gather to view 3D and 4D scan pictures are also gaining in popularity.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/01/2012

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