Unborn Babies Can Taste, Says Scientist

12 week sonogram

A prominent scientist describes how unborn baby’s have a sense of taste, even in the womb.

“Fetal drinking rates crash after the injection of the contrast medium Lipiodol – an iodinated poppyseed oil which tastes foul to an adult or child and which causes a neonate to grimace and cry.”

The Fetus As Personality. A W Liley. Talk presented at the eighth annual Congress of Australia and New Zealand Counseling Psychiatrists, Auckland, New Zealand October 1971. Appeared in the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry

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Sarah Terzo is a writer for Live Action and a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life Network. She lives in NJ.

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