Friday, March 11, 2016

10 Pregnancy Myths

True or False


Should pregnant women avoid exercise?
This is false!  Pregnant women should exercise.  It helps you stay healthy, feel good, relieve stress and discomfort.  

Does cocoa butter prevents stretch marks?
That is false! Cocoa butter makes skin more sensitive.

Should pregnant women dye their hair?
This is false!  Dying your hair is harmful for your baby.

Should walking make labor go faster?
This is false!  Walking will not help you go into labor faster.

Pregnant women who carry low are having boys?
This is false!  How a woman carries the baby depends, body type and whether she has been pregnant before.  There's nothing to back this up to be true.

Do all pregnant women have morning sickness?
This is false!  Not all women are the same and have morning sickness.

Women who crave sweets are having a girl?
This is false!  Pregnant women can crave for sweets but will only make her feel good.   

Can a fetal heart rate indicate the baby’s sex?
A normal fetal heart rate is between 120 and 160 beats per minute (bpm), although some people think if it’s faster (usually above the 140 bpm range) it’s a girl and if it’s slower it’s a boy.  There's no research to back this up to be true.

Heartburn means a hairy baby?
This is false!  Pregnant women while pregnant experience a lot of heartburn don't mean their baby will be hairy.  There's no sign to back this up to be true.

Can sex can trigger premature labor?
This is false!  Pregnant women should have sex while pregnant.  High risk pregnant women should consult with GYN doctor.  If you've had history of premature labor or vaginal bleeding.

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