7 Amazing Things Babies Do in the Womb

4. Smelling

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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

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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?!

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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

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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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