Did you know these weird and incredible facts about pregnancy?
- During pregnancy, your uterus starts out the size of a small peach, then stretches to the size of a medium-sized watermelon. That’s about 500 times its normal size!
- It’s common for women to experience changes in skin tone during pregnancy. It happens about 90% of the time.
- The baby’s fingerprints are formed within the first three months of the pregnancy.
- Studies have shown that babies can taste what the mother is eating. Strong flavors like garlic are especially able to pass through the amniotic fluid.
- Pregnant women and new mothers can lactate at the sound of a baby crying, even if it’s not their baby.
- In utero, baby girls develop all of the reproductive eggs they will ever use. Baby boys don’t develop sperm until puberty.
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