Utterly Wᴇɪʀᴅ Scientific Facts About Pregnancy
The pregnancy process is really magical, making all mothers feel happy when they learn that they are pregnant with their angel. The pregnancy process is long, there are many surprises that you do not know. Join us to discover those miracles.
The average projected length of pregnancy is 280 days. That being said, it is possible to be pregnant for a whole year. The world’s longest pregnancy lasted 375 days, sᴛʀᴀɴɢᴇʟʏ, the baby was only a little under seven pounds.
Twin births are almost four times more likely in Nigeria than any other part of the world. No one knows why, but some think it might have to do with a higher consumption of yams. Aᴍɴɪᴏᴛɪᴄ Fʟᴜɪᴅ is what makes it ok for the mother to have a sᴇx during pregnancy. It protects the baby by acting as a buffer between the baby and anything that ᴘᴜsʜᴇs ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴏᴛʜᴇʀ’s ᴜᴛᴇʀᴜs.
Oʀᴀʟ sᴇx led to pregnancy in at least one instance. A girl from Lesotho born without a ᴠᴀɢɪɴᴀ became pregnant when she was sᴛᴀʙʙᴇᴅ ɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ sᴛᴏᴍᴀᴄʜ ᴀFᴛᴇʀ ᴘᴇʀFᴏʀᴍɪɴɢ Oʀᴀʟ sᴇx on her boyfriend. Babies can get erections in the womb. While this may be hard to believe, in fact it is believed that this is sometimes how doctors are able to tell through ᴜʟᴛʀᴀsᴏᴜɴᴅ the sᴇx of your unborn baby.
A woman develops an ᴇɴʜᴀɴᴄᴇᴅ sense of smell because of ʜᴏʀᴍᴏɴᴀʟ ᴄʜᴀɴɢᴇs taking place in the body. Researchers at Standford University showed that pregnancy ɴᴀᴜsᴇᴀ ᴀɴᴅ ᴠᴏᴍɪᴛɪɴɢ ᴍᴀʏ ʙᴇ ᴛʀɪɢɢᴇʀᴇᴅ ʙʏ ᴀ ʜʏᴘᴇʀsᴇɴsɪᴛɪᴠɪᴛʏ to smell.
Pregnant women don’t sʜᴇᴅ ʜᴀɪʀ in fact, their hair gets fuller and thicker. Higher levels of ᴇsᴛʀᴏɢᴇɴ during your pregnancy prevents your hair from shedding at it’s normal rate. This results in fuller hair and the dreaded hair ʟᴏss after pregnancy. You notice more hair Fᴀʟʟɪɴɢ out postpartum because so little was shed during pregnancy.
A woman’s foot can grow up to one size during pregnancy. Not all pregnant women experience major changes in their feet, but it can be a major inconvenience for those who experience ᴍᴀᴊᴏʀ sᴡᴇʟʟɪɴɢ ᴀɴᴅ ɢʀᴏᴡᴛh. The good news is that it may not be necessary to say goodbye to your existing shoe closet.