Life is truly a mysterious miracle! From the very second a new life begins, miracles are under process! Did you know that a foetus can hear sounds, and that includes music, as early as 16 weeks old? Here's an amazing story about a baby singing in its womb! They respond to music by moving their mouths and tongues, much as though they were singing! Amazing, isn't it? Check it out!
Scientists in Barcelona claim to have shown for the first time that unborn babies can hear in the womb at just 16 weeks gestation.
They recruited pregnant women from 14 to 39 weeks' pregnant for the study, playing music both via headphones around the bump, and via a device inserted into the vagina!
The foetus's were all played Johann Sebastian Bach's Partita in A Minor. When exposed to sound emitted via the intra-vaginal device, 87 percent of foetuses reacted with head and limb movements! Would you say they were trying to dance?
Furthermore, 50 percent of the foetuses reacted with a striking movement, opening their jaw very wide and sticking their tongue out as far as it would go! And that 's you proof of singing! Check out the picture!
The scientists believe their findings will have far reaching implications, helping to rule out foetal deafness, and also promoting early learning in the womb. The diagram reveals how music was played intravaginally.
When music was played via headphones around the bump, the foetuses did not react, suggesting they could not hear the music as clearly. But the intravaginal approach did work some spectacular miracles!