Doctor insights on:
Hearing Your Baby Cry Inside The Womb
Im 11 weeks pregnant, can my husband heat the baby move in my womb by placing his ear on 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. It’s never too early to start talking to your baby, either way it is a great bonding opportunity. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
20 weeks : Around 20 weeks is when the baby is big enough and most women will begin to feel the movements of the fetus. ...Read more
Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?
As the uterus expands during pregnancy with baby inside, what happens to the Fallopian tubes? Do they get crushed by the growing uterus or baby?
My wife is 32 weeks pregnant. Reading online that the baby should react to sound in the womb.
Our baby has not react/move to sound. ?
Did you ask wife?: Most pregnant women do detect fetal movement in general and not always to sound at 32 weeks gestation and if not, it would be a concern to be addressed to her OB MD for additional testing. ...Read more
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
Can stress and depression affect the baby's development & personality inside the womb and when he grows up?
Interesting question: How a baby develops is determined not just by genetic blueprint, but also environment inside the womb -- and outside it later. Pre-term birth and low birth weight are the most often seen results of maternal stress in pregnancy. In stressed moms (esp in 1st trimester), placentas make more corticotropin-releasing hormone that regulates length of pregnancy & fetal maturation. Relaxation needed. ...Read more
20 weeks.: A baby can start kicking at anytime, the real question is when you should expect to feel the baby's movements. It's called quickening and it happens at around 18-20 weeks. People who've been pregnant before will often feel it earlier. Any earlier than that and it's probably indigestion. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can you hear your baby cry in your womb?
- Why do babies cry in the womb?
- Babies hearing in the womb
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Baby growing inside the womb
- Baby movement inside womb
- Baby moving inside womb
- Baby hiccups inside the womb
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free