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How far along before the baby can hear?

i get conflicting answers everywhere. i know that the baby can feel everything that i feel, but can feel vibrations from sounds, but at what point can the baby actually hear noises, sounds, and music outside of my belly (before birth)? i'm 14 weeks now.

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ElsaH

Asked by ElsaH at 4:00 PM on Sep. 27, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • 14-18 weeks
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 4:33 PM on Sep. 27, 2013

  • 18-20 weeks they start to hear sounds. But there is some variance due to developmental differences.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 5:04 PM on Sep. 27, 2013

  • Oh yes they can totally hear in there. My dh and I were working on something and he had to use a sawsaw a power tool anyway when he turned it on she jumped the load noise scared her.
    paigesmommy811

    Answer by paigesmommy811 at 9:21 PM on Sep. 29, 2013

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