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How do you know when your baby is hungry while pregnant?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: You don't

A fetus is constantly receiving nutrition from it's mother via the placenta and through the umbilical cord.
A fetus can and does swallow (amniotic fluid) while inside - but it does not eat and it receives its sustinence only through the placenta.

In brief: You don't

A fetus is constantly receiving nutrition from it's mother via the placenta and through the umbilical cord.
A fetus can and does swallow (amniotic fluid) while inside - but it does not eat and it receives its sustinence only through the placenta.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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