7 Amazing Things Babies Do in the Womb

Pregnancy is amazing. Even on the hardest days of your pregnancy, as you struggle against nausea, leg cramp, and getting yourself off the sofa, it’s pretty hard to ignore the wonder of growing a life inside you.

For those of you who are currently in this beautiful phase of life, here are some facts to help keep you smiling. We bring you a list of 7 amazing things babies do in the womb. 

1. Startling


When you sneeze, it scares your baby! He or she may startle inside the womb to the sound of the mom sneezing or a dog barking or any other kind of loud, sudden noises. You may have felt it and not known what it was. How cool is that?

2. Sucking Thumb


My daughter was sucking her thumb before she was even born, something I learned early on in the pregnancy. When we looked in, there she was, sucking away! Now, 6 years later, she is still going strong.

3. Hiccupping


Any pregnant woman can attest to the belly jump ups that happen when the baby gets hiccups. This can get annoying toward the end, but it is also so much fun. And just wait until the baby is born….

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