They are happy. They are angry. They are fearful. They like music. And already, they like sweet treats.

In fact, babies in utero experience a wide range of sensory input at a much earlier stage of development than once believed. That’s the result of a study from Heidelberg psychotherapist Ludwig Janus, reported February 9 on kath.net, the on-line German-language Catholic newspaper.

In February 2014, my full report on the German study appeared at LifeNews.com. I explained:

ultrasound4d5Dr. Janus’ research showed that the unborn child can already feel emotions, such as anger and joy. According to him, there is a close connection between mother and child, through which the developing fetus “is confronted with a whole range of feelings and sympathizes with them.” So the unborn baby could be angry in the womb or have fear, but also feel joy and satisfaction.

By eight weeks, the fetus has developed a sense of touch. Ultrasound images show the fetus, for example, reaching to touch a strip along the umbilical cord to reach the uterine wall and grope its surroundings.,,,

Read the rest of the amazing story here.