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A 18-year-old female asked:

Does the fetus feel hunger?

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Dr. Edward Jacobs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Probably not: The fetus gets its nourishment from the umbilical cord. Though it swallows amniotic fluid frequently, we have no way of knowing if it is hungry...

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