Beautiful images of Black babies appear in stillbirth advert

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dutch illustrator Milo Correa decided to draw a still from the birth of a stillborn baby

Somehow, no one had thought of this.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The reproduction of the graphic image shows the pregnant Black woman in medical surgery

In a series of poignant photographs and drawings, Dutch artist Milo Correa has captured the passage of a Black baby girl from one world to another.

A surprising similarity between the baby in his images and a character in a popular children’s toy means that the graphic is automatically transposed onto the text of a public service announcement.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A vast number of human embryos are transferred to other wombs

As the Baby is being transferred to her biological mother, her picture appears – and stays – on a big banner.

It has taken a great deal of effort to get the picture to the audience it deserves to reach.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many popular toys are made with materials rich in sand and silica

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As the Black woman is being operated on, her image appears on a big banner

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The graphic is automatically transposed onto a public service announcement

After losing the opportunity to participate in the project due to limited time, he has called out the textbook of medicine and the state for not having the courage to change the way they depict a Black woman.

Along with the astonishing, looking at the graphic, you can’t help but feel compassion for the girl that has just lost her life, and perhaps even hope for a future where people don’t fail to see the beauty in dark places.

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