Category Archives: Fetal Development

Preborn baby can feel, dream, enjoy being read to

From an article in Psychology Today. showing that a preborn baby in the womb enjoys being read to:  A new wave of research suggests that the fetus can feel, dream, even enjoy The Cat in the Hat. The abortion debate may … Continue reading

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Fetus is not “blob of jelly” as newspapers claim

Author Mary Kenny wrote: “Looking back on the newspaper cuttings of the great abortion debate, the editorials in serious newspapers such as the Observer and the Sunday Times constantly referred to the foetus as “a blob of jelly”, “a piece … Continue reading

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Doctor: ultrasound revealed baby in womb to be “active little creature”

Dr. Michael R Harrison on ultrasound: “The fetus could not be taken seriously as long as he remained a medical recluse in an opaque womb; and it was not until the last half of this century that the prying eye … Continue reading

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Doctors watch unborn babies “bounce” in the womb

One doctor describes seeing unborn babies playing on the ultrasound screen: “When we’re watching the fetus on ultrasound and the mother starts to laugh, we can see the fetus, floating upside down in the womb, bounce up and down on … Continue reading

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Babies in the womb are individuals, act in different ways

From one researcher: “Our own repeated observation of a large group of fetal infants…left us with no doubt that psychologically they were individuals. Just as no two looked alike, so no two behaved precisely alike… These were genuine individual differences … Continue reading

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At eleven weeks, a fetus senses touch

One doctor says the following about fetal development: “By the eleventh week, the fetus develops sensitivity to touch on the hands, feet and genital areas…it may be more comfortable for us to attribute a vegetative state to the fetus in … Continue reading

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Scientist talks about development of brain in preborn baby

Here is some information on fetal brain development from Psychology Today: The roots of human behavior, researchers now know, begin to develop early – just weeks after conception, in fact. Well before a woman typically knows she is pregnant, her … Continue reading

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Preborn babies show individuality in the third month

This is from a statement titled “The Unborn Person Is Also a Patient” presented by a group of more than 200 doctors, many of whom were members of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. It was part of a Friend … Continue reading

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Baby miscarried at nine weeks shows humanity of preborn children

On 4/10/2016 a woman posted these pictures of her miscarried son, who she named Vincent Marie.  Vincent was nine weeks gestation, or seven weeks from the time of conception. Vincent’s family hoped that showing these pictures would show others the humanity of … Continue reading

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Unborn babies are very active in the womb

A book on fetal development talks about how babies move in the womb “Space permitting, fetuses might be rolling, back flipping, kicking, stretching, yawning, breathing, swallowing, somersaulting, turning their heads, flexing their feet, waving their arms, sucking their thumbs, holding … Continue reading

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