Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

Outlandish Theories About Babies In The Womb

#16 Outlandish Theories About Babies In The Womb

A baby’s heart starts pumping in the womb at 6 weeks. By 8 weeks, a baby’s heart beats 160 times per minute. They start to hear sounds from the outside world by week 16. Loud noises like gunfire, jet engines and loud concert can damage a baby’s hearing in the womb.

A baby starts to open and shut the eyelids by week 26 and 28. They even start experiencing light from sun and flashlight thrown on the mother’s belly. Though they have a blurred vision, they can still see and even cry in the womb.

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