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Do babies hear from the uterus?

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Dr. John Kirk
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: There have been several studies documenting that babies can hear from inside the womb. The aural (hearing) function develops roughly between 20 and 24 weeks.
Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: Many studies have shown that they can hear from the womb and data shows variations in personalities depending on the type of music exposed to in utero.

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