A 39-year-old member asked:
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do babies hear from the uterus?

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Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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.
Answered on Aug 2, 2012
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
34 years experience Gynecology
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.
Answered on Jul 3, 2015
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
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Why do you ask?: Of course. If you are feeling fluttering and movement then you are feeling fluttering and movement. Why do you ask?
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Infant uterus: She is not very likely to have her uterus enlarged and may have to consider in vitro fertilization.
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Dr. David Escobar
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Possible: It is possible, but not definite. You need to ask your ob/gyn to evaluate the ultrasound readings.

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