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I think that would break a mother's heart to hear when in labor.Fascinating post and info.

Amy Hoogstad

That video is amazing! I would think it would be terribly bizarre for me, and I think it would cause me to panic rather than motivate me. But, hard to say in this highly unlikely scenario!


That is so interesting!! There's so much we don't know about the baby inutero, and this doesn't surprise me. We do know that babies feel pain, so they would respond to that in some way, right? Fascinating!!


I lost one baby girl at 20 weeks. I have two sons, now 18 and 16. I am so glad that I did not know that they could cry in untero, it would have totally unnerved me! Especially with the little girl we lost!

Amy D

I heard my baby cry last night in the middle of the night. I tried to call the father to wake him so he could listen too, but he didn't get up (i was sleeping on elevated sofa in another room). The only thing that I could think is air somehow got into the uterus. I have been really sick and coughing so much I pee. It was right around one of my coughing fits too. at first I thought it was our other baby, but I realized it was coming from me. I know this sounds crazy but I swear it's what I heard. lasted about 1-2 mins total..including other wimpering typed noises.

ngonzi hope

wow that's interesting and somehow scary if it happened to me. tho it could be true that it actually happens since other rare things like hiccups also do happen in pregnancy

Eva Lye

My mom swears she heard me cry in utero. It must have spooked the bajeebeez out of her, because our relationship has never been quite right. Coming from a superstitious culture, she probably thought me the devil's spawn. LOL! Thank goodness, I can now assure her it was probably just "squalling uterus" phenomenon. Of course I'm still trying to figure out how to explain the two little bumps on the top of my head and my ever so slightly protruding coccyx.


I heard my baby in my womb cried these few days, I usually heard he cried in the morning and in the evening when it is quiet. this morning i heard he cried few times and also this afternoon. I heard it from my right ear. When I told My husband, he say maybe because I think too much but I know it is not. It is the sound of my baby crying because every time after I hear him crying he will move hard in my womb. I know not everyone can have this experience. To me it is a really amazing experience which I will never forget that sound.


I have woke up to the sound of a baby crying twice. Both times I was laying on my right side. Believe it or nothing I turn over and rub my belly and tell baby everything is okay them the crying stop!

Vee Tee

I also hear a whooshing noise in my left ear I know its from the increased blood flow but lately in my 37th week, my doc said this is normal--i didnt tell her about the baby cry I hear this high pitched noise it sounded like a baby faintly, I thought maybe I was imagining it waking up from a nap but it is becoming more and more frequent; my theory is maybe the same waves that make me hear my bloood flow from ear maybe it carried the sound waves of the baby in utero and I pick it up in my ear; one time I heard it cooing it was the cutest sweetest thing ever, I was wide awake too, it only lasts a minute at a time but sometimes the high pitched noise can last quite a long time


I am 33 weeks pregnant. I heard my baby cry on 2 occasions when I awoke from my sleep. At one time I heard him cough. One will be able to hear her baby cry when there is total silence and when your ear is blocked from the outside sound. It is a very rare experience.


But didn't the expert just state the fact that you in fact can not hear the baby crying inutreo?????? Then why insist that you do or, did????? Over thinking I beleive. A mind trick for because you may want this to happen. I doubt if that rare case in 1908 isnt as rare as it seems.... 0_o


You're a douche, Nikki.


I heard my first born baby cried in my womb twice...in the middle of the night...I was sleeping on my back and I think he was feeling unconfortsble and stared crying in my womb.,I changed position and started talking to my baby...he stopped crying when he heard my voice.

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