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Can you hear a baby's breathing with the ear in the womb?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: Babies do not breathe in the womb.There are some random tensing movements of the diaphragm, but no breathing.That starts after a baby is delivered.
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