10+1 Surprising Facts About Pregnancy

There are lots of mystery about pregnancy, delivery and birth. For example, did you know that doctors are still unable to unravel what exactly causes labor to start? But it is known that nipple stimulation is the only scientifically proven method of legitimately bringing on labour.

Fortunately, we could still be able to know some wow-inspiring things your body shows during pregnancy.

1. Your uterus is one tough cookie. The force inside a woman's uterus from pushing with a contraction translates to 397 pounds of pressure per square foot, or 2.8 pounds of pressure per square inch on her baby's head.

2. During the second half of pregnancy, your baby will urinate about a liter per day. And then they drink it.

3. Your baby can taste the food you eat in the womb.

4. You can get pregnant when you're already pregnant. Pregnancy sex is supposed to be care- (and contraceptive-) free, but on rare occasions, women have gotten pregnant twice. It happened to a woman in Arkansas, who carried two children with two different due dates.

5. When nearing the end of pregnancy, a woman's placenta produces more estrogen in one day than a non-pregnant woman will produce in three years.

6. Chances of a multiple birth increase with tall or overweight mothers.

7. Commonly, pregnancy women do experience change in skin tone during pregnancy. It happens about 90% of the time.

8. The baby's fingerprints are formed within the first three months of pregnancy.

9. The longest known pregnancy lasted for 375days.

10. A baby starts making its first poo, called meconium, at around 21 weeks’ gestation. However, it won’t pass it until after its birth.

11. Plus an increase in her uterus, a woman’s feet and heart increase in size during pregnancy.

Over to you, there are lots of facts about pregnancy, your comment will highly be accepted about other facts about pregnancy that you know.

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