Fascinating Pregnancy Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Pregnancy Facts

Pregnancy can be a very excruciating or exciting journey for any would be mom. Some moms find their pregnancies to be quite easy, while there are those who have a hard time of it. No matter if it is your first, second, third, or nth time of pregnancy, each time will be different.

Be prepared for the various changes that your physical body will go through—and also for the hormonal and emotional changes that goes along with pregnancies. Since most pregnancies vary from one mom to another and from one child to another, there are a lot of things that you don’t know yet about being pregnant. So, here are some

Pregnancy Facts

1 Vanishing twin in the womb is a real phenomenon.

2 Mosquitoes find pregnant women more enticing to bite.

3 Tall women have higher probability to conceive twins.

4 Pregnant mums have a stronger sense of smell.

5 A pregnant woman’s heart grows to increase blood volume by 40 to 50%.

6 Women can get pregnant, while pregnant—meaning delivering babies with different due dates, which is different from delivering twin babies.

7 Pregnant moms who suffer from heartburn are most likely to give birth to babies with a full head of hair.

8 Engaging in oral sex, CAN impregnate a woman.

9 Babies remember foods eaten when their mom was still pregnant with them and have a preference for these foods too.

10 The longest pregnancy ever recorded is 12 months and 10 days. The normal is 9 months.

11 Pregnancy is a stage in a woman’s life where physically, hormonally and emotionally she would undergo various changes to accommodate the growing baby in her tummy. Food cravings are not unusual, but can also be a sign of nutritional deficiencies. Pica is another type of craving where the pregnant mom craves non-food items which do not mean that you are nutritionally deficient in any way.

Surprising Pregnancy Facts

Learn some more fascinating things about being pregnancy and the miracle of life.