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Episode 2: Neuroscientist Eino Partanen on talking to your bump



What can your unborn baby hear? In this interview, Eino Partanen explains the reasons for talking to your bump, when hearing develops, and what your unborn baby can actually hear from inside the womb.

Missed episode 1? Watch ‘Eino Partanen on how hearing develops’ now.

Meet our expert

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    Eino Partanen

    Cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Psychology, specialising in foetal and infant speech perception and auditory capabilities. He’s particularly interested in how this research can help preterm infants.

Episode 2: Eino Partanen on talking to your bump

Eino Partanen explains the science around what happens when you talk to your bump and explores the potential benefits of this early communication.

Last reviewed: 2nd September 2016

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Our Expert View video series is aimed at helping mums like you discover the amazing benefits of talking to their bumps during pregnancy. We’ve asked our experts to discuss practical ways you can give your baby the very best start in life.

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