In the 1880s embryologists demonstrated the utility of physical models of embryonic specimens. 130 years later, 3D printing is within the reach of everyone with a modern computer. This editorial explains the potential of 3D printing and includes a step-by-step guide to 3D printing fetal ultrasound volumes, including normal and abnormal fetal hearts.

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