The fetus can hear the mother’s voice and the father’s, if he is close during gestation, and is able to distinguish them from others at time of birth. (Karr-Morse, Robin, and Meredith S. Wiley. Ghosts from the Nursery. p 52. NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997.)

The fetus can hear, and is listening carefully. (Diamond, Marian, PhD, and Janet Hopson. Magic Trees of the Mind. p 98-99. NY: A Dutton Book, 1998.)

Begins to make facial movements that resemble crying. (Ludington-Hoe, Susan, PhD, with Susan K. Golant, MA. How to Have a Smarter Baby. p 16. NY: Bantam Books, 1985.)