BabyPlus is a device that can be attached to a woman's abdomen during pregnancy, playing a series of heartbeat-like sounds designed to begin learning even before a baby is born. This gadget is among a growing number of such products being introduced to the market aiming to reassure parents about their baby's learning. One new mother says BabyPlus will help her newborn avoid autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A developmental psychologist warns that such a device "probably won't do any good, and it can in fact be harmful."

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