Ten Old Wives' Tales About Pregnancy

Old Wives’ Tales About Pregnancy (1/11)

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By Nadine Bells

Pregnancy is exciting; it’s hope and fear and the unknown all bundled into one nine-month adventure. It has also been mythologized and romanticized and analyzed over the centuries, with science often taking a backseat to the old wives’ tales surrounding the experience. Here’s a quick list at ten old wives’ tales about pregnancy.

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By kirsty435 on 03/23/15 at 11:29 am

Some people seem to think that when you're pregnant you have to look dowdy and not show off your bump, but I think that's an old wives' tale too. My bes  ...

By RebekahTanaka on 06/16/13 at 9:56 pm

I also recommend the PREGNANCY MIRACLE GUIDE as a GREAT pregnancy/women's health resource!

By Harmony93 on 08/21/12 at 2:05 am

My boyfriend loves to tell me putting my arms above my head is gonna wrap the cord around babies next now I have something to rub in his face..