A new online project was launched which contains audio clips designed for parents to listen to during pregnancy, following research which suggested that fetuses can hear sounds as young as 16 weeks gestation.

The audio tracks were compiled by sound artist, Mark Vernon and writer Nicola White, who met with parents and maternity day care patients at Forth Valley Royal Hospital for a series of recorded conversations.

These interviews were then set to music performed by the National Jazz Trio of Scotland.