Is it true that babies in the womb can cry?

Not only can hear and responds voice, some think that babies in the womb can also cry. Bis that right? Come on, see the answer is here.

Babies in the womb cry it's not just a figment, you know, Bun. There are several studies that have shown this, especially when performing an ultrasound examination.

Facts on Bshuttle baby cries while in the womb

One study revealed that the fetus in the womb can only sleep, calm, actively move, and awake. However, now there are more new findings showing that fetuses can cry too.

According to research, babies can cry when they are 20 weeks pregnant. However, that doesn't mean his cries can be heard, right, Bun. Fetal cries can only be seen from their movements and facial expressions.

Some of the movements that are signs of a baby crying in the womb include:

  • Breathe
  • Open mouth
  • Sticking her tongue out
  • Vibrating mouth and chin
  • Swallow

The variety of facial expressions of the little one, including crying, can be seen when the mother performs a pregnancy ultrasound examination. This facial expression will be more varied as the age of the mother's womb is getting bigger.

Reasons why babies cry while in the womb

Well, Mother is curious, right, what makes the fetus cry in the womb? Researchers believe that the fetus cries not because it is in pain, but in response to a sudden startle change, such as a loud noise.

This crying baby behavior also only takes a short time, which is less than 15-−0 seconds. So, no baby cries for an hour in the womb.

In addition, another unique fact that you need to know is that a baby's cry while in the womb can be a sign that he is growing healthy. In fact, when the baby is born later, crying is an important sign that shows that the brain, nervous system and body are working properly.

So, you don't need to worry if you see signs of fetal movements crying during an ultrasound examination. This is normal, really, Bun. As long as the mother regularly checks the womb to the doctor, the health of the Little One in the womb can be monitored properly.