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How can a baby's heart beat if he doesn't breathe when it is inside the womb?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Motherf Nature
The baby is provided with oxygenated blood from the mother through the umbilical cord.
He/she does not need lungs at this stage, only after birth.

In brief: Motherf Nature
The baby is provided with oxygenated blood from the mother through the umbilical cord.
He/she does not need lungs at this stage, only after birth.
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