Pregnancy is undoubtedly amazing, and so are babies. And that is exactly why in spite of all the trouble, nausea, leg cramps and body going out of shape it's pretty hard to ignore the wonder of a life growing inside you.
Talking about the babies, it must be pretty hard for them too, to wait in silence for such a long time.
Interestingly, scientists have discovered that babies do very many amazing things in the womb, as against just sitting and waiting to be born. Here are a few of them.
Hiccups can start as early as the first trimester, though you might not be able to feel them until much later in the pregnancy. Some women may never feel their baby hiccup, but for others it can be a daily occurrence in the second half of the pregnancy. Some attest to the belly jump ups that happen when their babies gets hiccups.
Oh yes, this favorite habit of many kids has its roots in the womb itself.
Oh yes they do smile inside you. They are learning it.
Not only dinner, but cigarettes smoke too. Now you have one more reason to stay away from smoke, active or passive.
They yawn too.
It is said that babies have rapid eye movement in the womb in the later months that indicates that maybe (just maybe) they are dreaming. What does a fetus who has never seen anything dream of? Probably the world where they come from (if there is one).
Your baby is already busy bonding with you as you go about your daily life. During the last 10 weeks of pregnancy, babies have been found to actively listen to their mothers' voices. He might not yet understand what you're saying, but he is paying close attention to how you say it.
You better get used to it because once the baby arrives, the wee will be everywhere.
There might not be much to see in there, but your baby will open his eyes sometime around week 28.
This one might break your heart a little, but there's a chance your little one could be crying silently in your womb this very minute. Using ultrasound technology, scientists were able to identify crying behaviors in developing babies. Crying is an important communication tool for new babies, and it's one they need to perfect before they enter the world.