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.

Next: Old Wives' Tale #1: The Telltale Carry

16 comments

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..

By ElizabethEmbry on 08/09/12 at 12:45 pm

#4 is fun cuz with my first pregnancy i wanted pickles and stuff like that i had a boy and with this one i only want sweet things and im having a girl f  ...

By cathy_08 on 05/15/12 at 9:37 am

The ten old wives tales is quite interesting though it's funny to listen this myths. lol.

By CAYDENSMOMMY010712 on 05/15/12 at 8:44 am

I LOVE HEARING THESE OLD WIVES TALES AT MY BABY SHOWER WE PRINTED OFF OLD WIVES TALES FOR EVERYONE TO HAVE SOME FUN READING AND DISCUSSING

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