7 Amazing Things Babies Do in the Womb

4. Smelling


A baby’s sense of smell starts to develop in the womb. Amazingly, they will even jump at the smell of cigarette smoke. By the end of the first trimester, a baby can smell the foods his mother eats. How incredible is that?

5. Yawning


There is nothing cuter than a baby yawning. Except a baby yawning INSIDE the womb. How adorable is that? It’s not a shock, though. Things have to get kind of boring in the old mama belly. Yawn away, little one!

6. Masturbating?!


This is debatable and perhaps not medically sound, but there has been a whole lot of hoopla on parenting sites over whether or not fetuses masturbate. Politics aside, it’s a pretty crazy idea, no?

7. Dreaming


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? This is what I wonder.

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