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Doctor insights on: Can You Hear Your Baby Cry In Your Womb

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Do babies cry in d womb?

Do babies cry in d womb?

No: To cry you need air passing over vocal cords. This is not possible until the baby is born and breathing. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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When do babies begin to hear voices outside of the womb?

When do babies begin to hear voices outside of the womb?

From inside?: We know the basic structures are formed by 12 weeks, but are not sure when they can actually process the sounds like you do to consider it hearing. We know they respond with behavior changes when music is played and sent through the tummy. Babies also will recognize moms voice soon after birth. Since they don't remember back that far we can only speculate. ...Read more

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Does an unborn baby hear music while he is in the womb?

Does an unborn baby hear music while he is in the womb?

Yes!: Yes, babies in the womb can hear voices and music after about the 18th week of pregnancy. A very enjoyable experience for expectant parents is for both mom and dad to read to the baby. It familiarizes the baby with your voices, and it's fun for mom and dad too. ...Read more

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When can your baby hear you in the womb?

When can your baby hear you in the womb?

About 16 weeks: Your baby should have fully developed ears in place by 16 weeks. I would assume that at that point your baby should be hearing some, although likely basic, sounds at this point. ItÂ’s never too early to start talking to your baby, either way it is a great bonding opportunity. ...Read more

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What is a baby's normal hear rate in the womb?

What is a baby's normal hear rate in the womb?

120-160: Normal heart rate of an unborn child in the uterus varies between 120 and 160 with 140 being the median. ...Read more

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If mothet cry it will affect to baby in the womb?

If mothet cry it will affect to baby in the womb?

No: The baby is well insulated from the outside world and little effected by short term effects like crying. However, if the mother is so upset that she is not taking care of herself, for instance not eating properly or getting rest, that can certainly affect the baby. ...Read more

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How soon does a baby start to hear from inside the womb?

How soon does a baby start to hear from inside the womb?

See below: Different studies have revealed different results and additionally all babies don't develop the same. The ears form around 3-4 months of gestation. The average time for babies to respond to external sounds is 5-6 months of gestation. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as hearing your baby's bones cracking in the womb? I've been hearing a cracking noise now and then when my baby moves?

Is there such thing as hearing your baby's bones cracking in the womb? I've been hearing a cracking noise now and then when my baby moves?

FETAL MOVEMENTS: The baby's movement can be felt by the mom about 4-5 months of pregnancy. I am not aware of cracking noise. Consult OB if baby is quiet or overactive, there might be a problem. ...Read more

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If mother cry does it effect baby in the womb?

Not by itself:: Maternal stress can affect the baby by way of stress hormones and nutrition, but whether she cries or suffers silently, the effect on the baby is the same. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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If mother cry does it affect baby in the womb?

If mother cry does it affect baby in the womb?

No: Many pregnant women have a wide range of emotional swings while pregnant and crying me be a part of that. Its fine, no need to worry. ...Read more

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Hpts come out negative, but I can hear a heartbeat in the womb. How is this possible?

Hpts come out negative, but I can hear a heartbeat in the womb. How is this possible?

Likely your own beat: If you hear a rhythmic beating sound over your lower belly, try to see if it always beats at the same rate as your own heart. A "bruit" or blood flow noise can be heard over narrowed arteries of the kidneys or other pelvic organs in some. It will always match the pattern of your own heartbeat. A fetal heart beat, if audible, will have a separate pattern & generally run much higher than yours. ...Read more

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Do babies hear from the uterus?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a way for a woman whose womb was removed for medical reasons to have biological babies?

Is there a way for a woman whose womb was removed for medical reasons to have biological babies?

Takes $$/effort: If the woman's ovaries remain, these can be stimulated to make eggs. At the appropriate time these can be removed and placed in storage. The fathers sperm are added to create embryos which can then be placed in a surrogate woman who carries the pregnancy. This requires a fertility center with the technical skill and local /national laws that permit the procedure. It is not always successful. ...Read more

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Do babies play or just stretch in the womb?

Do babies play or just stretch in the womb?

Hard to say: I cannot think of any way to study the issue. ...Read more

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Do Down syndrome babies grow at a smaller rate in womb?

Do Down syndrome babies grow at a smaller rate in womb?

No: They tend to grow at a pretty normal rate prior to birth. Deficiencies in linear growth will eventually occcur in the average ds kid as they grow older. However, some maintain a relatively normal rate of growth, dependingg on other factors affecting their health. ...Read more

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Do babies with Down syndrome usually weigh more or less in the womb?

Do babies with Down syndrome usually weigh more or less in the womb?

No correct answer: Children with down's syndrome have certain features that are indicative while in utero. Weight is not one of them. In utero weight is dependent on so many factors including maternal factors that fetal weight cannot be used with any accuracy. In my experience, children with Down syndrome often weigh similar to their siblings in utero. ...Read more

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