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April 10, 2012

Baby Talk: Do babies breathe in the womb before they are born?

Babies lungs do not function the same way in the womb as they do outside of the womb. Before birth a baby¿s lungs are filled with amniotic fluid. They do ¿practice¿ breathing towards the end of the pregnancy with periodic inhaling and exhaling of amniotic fluid.

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