Pregnancy Facts Infographic

Pregnancy Facts Infographic

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20 Amazing Facts About Being Pregnant Infographic

  1. Babies can cry in the womb. Because of all the fluid, you can’t hear them.
  2. The baby’s fingerprints are formed within the first three months of pregnancy.
  3. One in every 2,000 babies is born with a tooth.
  4. Avocados and apricots are proven to boost physical health and vitality during pregnancy.
  5. If you are tall or overweight, you have a greater chance of carrying twins.
  6. ‘Morning Sickness’ protects the fetus in it’s most vulnerable stage; when organs first start developing. It works by clearing your system (via vomit) of substances that typically carry microbes or toxins.
  7. Your heart gets bigger during pregnancy.
  8. Your baby can hear you. Your babies ears are formed halfway through pregnancy and a baby’s sense of hearing is quite good, despite being muffles by amniotic fluid.
  9. Sex is safe. As long as your having a normal pregnancy with no complications, you can go for it as often as you like.
  10. 1 in 10 women experience their water breaking before the onset of labour.
  11. Over the course of a pregnancy the uterus will stretch from the size of a peach, to the size of a watermelon.
  12. Your blood volume can increase by up to 50% during pregnancy.
  13. Pregnant women, at a healthy weight, only need to eat an additional 300 calories per day.
  14. The longest pregnancy on record is 375 days.
  15. Dad gaining weight too? Sharing pregnancy symptoms with your baby daddy is a thing. Scientists have documented this all over the world.
  16. The reason pregnant women have a heightened sense of smell is to alert them of foods they shouldn’t eat because of their babies.
  17. 9 in 10 women experience a change to skin tone during pregnancy.
  18. The average size of a full term baby is 8 pounds.
  19. Pregnancy improves your metabolism to compensate for your weight gain.
  20. The placenta not only nourishes your baby, it also protects from bacteria and infection.