10 Fun Facts About Pregnancy You Did Not Know!
1. Embryo Doesn’t Attach at the First time
After Fertilization, the embryo floats around inside the womb until it attaches to the uterine wall.
2. Just one cell thick layer?
The Mother’s uterine wall and the baby’s placenta is separated by a layer only one cell thick. Yes that close!
3. 6 Weeks to Heart Beats
The baby’s heart starts pumping at 6 weeks at about 160 beats per minute. That’s a lot.
4. They can See the outside world!
The babies can see light from the outside beginning at the 16th week even though their vision is very blurry.
5. They hear everything!
After week 16, A baby can hear the mother doing anything. It can hear her eating, breathing, talking, exercising and her heart beating.
6. What can damage their earbuds before even coming out?
Loud Noises from things like chainsaws, gunfire, jet engines, and loud concerts can damage the baby’s hearing.
7. They Drink Urine
Babies drink their own urine starting at around week 10. Most of the amniotic fluid is urine by week 20.
8. Waiting for Poop for 7, 8 Months?
Most babies wait to poop until they are born. Meconium, a baby’s first stool is made up of skin, hair, bile and proteins.
9. Cry inside the womb
Some scientists speculate that babies can cry inside the womb.
10. I am more Sleepy!!
Babies have been witnessed opening their mouths and gasping while in utero