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24 Nov 2004

Fetal Hearing
Hi there,
I have read a couple of articles indicating that my baby may start to respond to certain sounds round 28 weeks. This is a far as what I am now, however I don't really notice my baby moving specifically when a door slams shut, or the dogs bark or my husband speaks etc. Does this indicate that she may have a hearing defect? She does move around alot all day long, so I know she is healthy. Please advise.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Remember that the baby is cushioned in a lot of water so will only hear loud sounds applied directly to your abdomen.

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