When comparing the behaviour of the foetus of mothers who drink against foetuses
of mothers who do not drink, when there is no alcohol in the mother's blood stream, indicates spontaneous startles occur more frequently in fetuses whose mothers drank low levels of alcohol - approximately 2.
Determination of number of foetuses
was more difficult due to large size of pregnant uterus which exceeded confinement of monitor screen (Varga et al.
were scanned at four different stages between 24 and 36 weeks of pregnancy.
Washington, November 22 ( ANI ): While some researchers have suggested that foetuses
yawn, others have disagreed and claim it is simple mouth opening.
Another report--even more disturbing, if that were possible--regarded researchers in the Netherlands and Israel who have removed immature ovaries from four-month-old foetuses
which they hope to stimulate through further stages of growth in test tubes until they can extract fully mature eggs to use in the creation of new human life.
Summary of calculated percentages of foetuses
individual body malformations from control and treated groups.
The study was done in collaboration with Lancaster University and adds weight to previous studies, which have established that the facial expressions of healthy foetuses
develop and become more complex during pregnancy.