Pränatale Masturbation is a thing

Wissenschaftler haben einen Fötus beim Wichsen gerendert: „Fetal masturbation has been described previously once in-utero but only as a description of an action. Masturbation is well described in infancy and early childhood when they discover that this practice can give them pleasure. Our letter proves that it could begin in-utero as a 'gratification behavior'. We have shown this pattern clearly using a volumetric rendering mode study.“ (via Neuroskeptic)


Figure. Fetal gratification behavior using 3D ultrasounds. (1) The fetus is grasping his tumescent penis using an evident force. Foreskin is partially retracted. (2) In the next step, the foreskin is more retracted so it allowed us to locate the meatus clearly. (3) The foreskin is totally retracted and the glans is very patent. (4) Finally, the hand movement returns the foreskin to cover the glans.

We show “fetal gratification behavior” in a fetus in the 32nd week of gestation of a normal gestation. The fetus was grasping his tumescent penis with his hand and did it with such force that it shows us clearly the glans. Initially, the glans was covered by the foreskin and gradually the foreskin is retracted as we show in images the total sequence of the hand movements grasping the penis (Figure). We show this behavior using 4D live mode where the movements that go with this behavior are shown clearly (Movie File). Moments later the foreskin covers partially the glans (Figure: number 4). This is a very clear sexual behavior “in utero” in the 32nd week of gestation. We understood this behavior as a “fetal gratification behavior” (fetal masturbation).

Wichsers. Born that way.