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Hearing Baby Crying In Mothers Womb
Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more
No way to tell...: There is no way to tell what a baby fetus feels regarding the mother's emotions. Even if doctors were able to confirm that a fetus's brain waves changed when the mother's emotions changed, nobody would be able to tell what the fetus actually felt emotionally, if anything. ...Read more
Is there such thing as hearing your baby's bones cracking in the womb? I've been hearing a cracking noise every now and then when my baby moves?
Placenta supplies O2: The lungs don't breath when the baby is in the womb. Oxygen is supplied to the baby through diffusion from the oxygen in the mother's blood to the fetal blood across the placenta. The oxygen then circulates in the fetal circulations. Carbon dioxide diffuses from the fetal circulation back to the mother's blood and the carbon dioxide is then exhaled via the mother's lungs. ...Read more
Usually just fine: Unless moms DX is delayed & her course complicated by systemic infection / intensive care etc. The baby should be fine. Baby is insulated from many of moms stresses. As long as blood and nutrient flow thru the placenta continues without interruption, it is just another day for baby. That said, success depends on the skill of the surgeon, OB & anesthesia team to keep baby safe. ...Read more
Unknown: Babys in utero are often in different positions, and there is no specific average of how close their developing ears my be to the surface of your skin. ...Read more
For pregnant lady, is it normal if the baby inside a mother's womb, frequently kick mother's belly last few days but today there's no kicking at all at this has been happening for almost 2 days. Should I be worried?
Probably: Very early in pregnancy movements may vary. However, later on, especially in the third trimester movements should occur daily. In the last few weeks of pregnancy i recommend kick counts (6-10 movements the hour after you eat). In your case since i don't know her gestational age, have her call her OB today and see if some fetal monitoring is needed or nonstress test needed. Don't delay. ...Read more
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