Why is the baby kicking in the womb? – experts answer

Russian scientists from Kazan Federal University together with colleagues from Inserm, a French company figured out why children while in the womb, push, and make sudden movements. Wei visibility, it is necessary for the formation of neural connections between nerve cells in the spinal cord of the child.

In the experiment, the scientists watched the newborn pups. Animals have made an involuntary jerking of the body during the first weeks after birth. Since forming sensorimotor synchronization to the limbs, the researchers said. These same processes occur in humans, only in the earlier stages, in the womb.

Recall that in a recent study scientists from the University of Washington learned how to perform functional MRI of the fetal brain. Earlier it seemed impossible because of the constant movements of the child.

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