'Babypod' is a new innovational speaker that plays music directly to the fetus. The silicone speaker is inserted like a tampon and encourages communication.
An all-new, tampon-sized speaker intended to be inserted into a pregnant lady's genitalia claims to help babies develop while in the womb. The Babypod is an 'intra-genitalia' gadget that gives you a chance to play music or sounds into the womb directly.
Furthermore, the makers guarantee that the gadget invigorates the child's communicational abilities ahead of its birth. "The device for mothers and babies to share music and which stimulates development during pregnancy," the product's Twitter bio reads.
Gracias al móvil podemos comunicarnos, tomar fotos, informarnos…Y ahora también, las embarazadas, pueden hablarle y ponerle música a su bebé, tan solo conectándole Babypod #MWC2019 #MusicIsLife #Babypodhttps://t.co/lruK9jwwkX pic.twitter.com/t2kyKDJKBF— Babypod (@_Babypod) February 25, 2019
The Babypod costs $150 and accompanies earphones, a case, a silk Bag, a user's manual, and warranty. The pregnant user inserts the gadget into their genitalia with the string hanging out, before connecting it to a cell phone to play the music into their womb.
To take it out, the procedure is like utilizing a tampon, as it includes essentially pulling on the cord to take the Babypod out. There's additionally a second sound port for the user to connect earphones, should they want to tune in alongside the fetus.
As per Babypod, the gadget can be utilized once a lady reaches her 16th week of pregnancy for 10 to 20 minutes, two times per day. The product description online reads, "Babypod is a small intra-genitalia device that stimulates neural development in unborn babies through music."
"Scientific studies show that it encourages communication and vocalization in babies before birth through the music streamed. Babypod gives them their first musical and learning experience. It is also the only product of its kind scientifically guaranteed," it further reads.
"It has been tested and approved by InstitutMarquès, an international centre of reference in gynaecology, obstetrics and assisted reproduction," it concludes. The item has reviews from various satisfied users, with one writing, "Amazing family shared moments, the way our baby reacts when we play him Daddy and Mommy's voices reading stories is just priceless!"
Someone else alluded to it as 'fun and energizing', and another asserted their unborn child 'reacted to the melodic boost', including, "We believe that it has been a positive experience for baby and for parents," While the item has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a general welfare item, Babypod disclosed to Insider that ladies with specific conditions shouldn't try the gadget, including dilation of the cervix and genitalia or urinary tract diseases.
Gynaecologist Dr Donnica Moore also told Insider there are several more potential concerns, including the worry that Babypod is being marketed towards pregnant women who are prepared to do anything - at any cost - to ensure their babies are healthy. "We don't know if there is a sound or decibel level too high for a fetus," she said.