7 odd Pregnancy Facts. They don’t tell you

PREGNANCY AND YOU Strange things happen to your body when you are pregnant. If you are a first timer, you tend to worry, but experienced women and medical professionals tend to polish the things you shouldn’t worry too much about.

 

 

1. You Could Be Pregnant For Over A Year

Even if most pregnancy is about 9 months, world’s longest pregnancy lasted 375 days and the baby was under 7 pounds.

 

2. You May Just Poop Yourself

During childbirth, it is extremely common for a woman to accidentally poop so be careful when you filming the child birth process.

 

3. You Don’t Really Need To Eat For Two

Despite the widespread rumors that say pregnant women need to gain all the weight they can in order to birth a healthy baby, the truth is that most women will only need an extra 300 calories per day. That’s equivalent to about one serving of yogurt and half a sandwich.

 

4. A Male Fetus Can Get Erections In The Womb

In fact, babies of both se.xes are known to masturbate in utero, but boys are the only ones who can be caught while aroused on the sonogram.

 

5. Your Feet Can Grow Up To One Full Shoe Size

Because of the weight gain the excess pressure on your feet paired with relaxed ligaments in your body.  Your feet start to lose their arch and stretch out on the sides.

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6. Contractions Don’t Stop After Birth

Most mothers will have contractions for the first few days after birth.

 

7. The Father Might Show Symptoms of Pregnancy

It’s surprisingly common for a father-to-be to start gaining weight, getting morning sickness and even feel cramps in his lower abdomen and this condition is known as Couvade syndrome or a sympathetic pregnancy



 

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