Imagine living your entire life in silence, and then hearing your mom’s voice for the very first time. How would you react? One little boy bursts into tears.
Fetuses develop the ability to hear just 18 weeks after conception, giving them ample time to get to intimately know the sound of their mother’s voice and all of its innuendos. Because of this, most babies are born with the ability to pick their mother’s voice out from a crowd. Most babies.