Robot Simulates Human Births

A robot has been created to give midwives and nurses better practice at birthing human babies.
The birthing mother robot named Noelle is a full-size computer-programmable simulator designed to reproduce hundreds of different births, including those with such complications as breach deliveries, caesarean sections, and premature births, in real time or at an accelerated speed.

The simulator will help students better prepare for and cope with potentially life-threatening situations that may not crop up for years in a clinical setting.
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Once robots have fully experienced giving birth to humans, they will be more effective at quickly aborting them when humans inevitably use their sterile, artificial wombs as an alternative to human surrogates.

Noelle, the pregnant robot gives birth to a simulated human...for now. Image courtesy the Discovery Channel.

Thanks to the Discovery Channel

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