7 Utterly Weird Scientific Facts About Pregnancy

Pregnancy is expected to last an average of 280 days. Having said that, a year can pass when a woman is pregnant. Strangely, despite having a 375-day gestation period, the kid weighed only a bit under seven pounds.

In Nigeria, compared to any other country in the world, twin births occur about four times more frequently. No one is sure why, but some speculate that it may be related to a larger yam intake.

The a.mniotic f.luid is what permits the mother to engage in se.xual activity while carrying a child. By serving as a barrier between the infant and anything that might press against the mother’s uterus, it safeguards the child.

In the womb, babies can experience erections. While it might be hard to imagine, it is said that sometimes, a doctor can determine the gender of your unborn child through an ultra.sound.

Due to hormonal changes in a woman’s body, her sense of smell becomes more acute. A hyperse.nsitivity to scent has been linked to pregnancy nausea and vomiting, according to Standford University researchers.

Women who are pregnant do not lose their hair; rather, their hair grows in thicker and fuller. When you are pregnant, your estrogen levels are elevated, which slows down the typical pace of hair loss. This causes the dreaded hair loss after pregnancy as well as fuller hair. Because so little hair was shed throughout pregnancy, you experience more hair loss after giving birth.

During pregnancy, a woman’s foot might expand by up to one size. Although not all pregnant women feel significant changes in their feet, for those who do, it can be a considerable discomfort. The good news is that you might not have to give up your current shoe closet.

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