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    Does Your Cellphone Startle Your Baby?
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    atti_editor posted:
    "The sounds emitted by cellphones carried by pregnant women may rattle the sleep-and-wake cycles of their fetuses, new research suggests.

    The finding is based on a small study that tracked fetal reactions to repetitive cellphone and beeper use among more than two dozen resident physicians while they were pregnant.


    "What we figured out is that if you're a baby in-utero [in the womb> and someone wakes you up every hour, you will not be a happy camper. The sound, and perhaps even vibrations, cause a lot of 'startle reflex', which disturbs the normal sleep cycle," study co-author Dr. Boris Petrikovsky said."


    Read the article above for more information on what this could mean for your pregnancy.


    Where do you keep your cell phone?
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    An_262388 responded:
    I dont wear my cell phone. Thanks for the info!


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