The most famous myths about pregnancy

The pregnancy It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful stages that a woman can experience. Nine months of seeing how a person grows inside, of preparation, of happiness for all that is to come, of seeking information, of fears and insecurities.

And it is that often this fear is caused by false information about pregnancy. There are so many myths circulating about it, that today we come to dismantle them all (or almost).

  • Teen pregnancy is on the rise. This is completely false information. In reality, the teenage pregnancy rate is slowly decreasing, with fewer and fewer registrations.

  • Twin pregnancies are rare. Twin pregnancies are more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 128,310 twin babies were born in 2017.

  • Heartburn means the baby will have a lot of hair. The researchers suggested that this could be due to pregnancy hormones that affect both the growth of the cabello such as the relaxation of the muscles that separate the esophagus, or food pipe, from the stomach.

  • It is possible to predict the sex of the baby. People come up with many different techniques to predict the gender of the baby. These range from using the shape of a pregnant woman’s face or belly to guess gender to watching a wedding ring spin as the woman hooks it to a string and holds it over her stomach.

  • A woman should eat for two during pregnancy. Overfeeding can be harmful to both the woman and the fetus, especially if the diet It contains a lot of empty calories. Women should aim for a gradual increase in calories during pregnancy: First trimester: The extra calories are not necessary. Second trimester : experts recommend 340 extra calories per day. Third quarter: the recommendation is 450 extra calories per day.

  • Exercise should be avoided during pregnancy. Most women should exercise mild to moderate during pregnancy. A woman who did not exercise regularly before becoming pregnant should talk to a healthcare professional before starting a new routine.

  • Morning sickness only happens in the morning. Despite its name, morning sickness can affect pregnant women throughout the day.

  • You cannot drink coffee during the months of pregnancy. Women can still drink a cup of coffee every day during pregnancy, but they should limit their caffeine intake to 200 mg or less.

  • Vaginal birth is not possible after a caesarean section. In fact, a woman can have a vaginal birth after a previous C-section. The decision to give birth by caesarean section or vaginally depends on the progress of the current pregnancy, the woman’s labor and the risk of possible complications.

  • Sexual intercourse should be avoided. Sex has no effect on a healthy pregnancy. In rare cases, a doctor will recommend abstaining from sex during pregnancy. For example, if there was heavy bleeding during pregnancy or a break in the waters, a woman should avoid having sex.

  • Because you are the most important…

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