Science Question from a Toddler: Life before birth – Boing Boing

http://www.boingboing.net/2010/04/07/science-question-fro-7.html

“Studying fetal senses has also helped doctors develop better ways of caring for premature infants. These babies end up lacking a lot of the sensory experiences they need for normal development – the movement of being inside their mother, the smells and tastes of the womb, their mother’s voice – while simultaneously experiencing bright lights and loud noises that they wouldn’t normally.”

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