When you get pregnant, you will hear a lot of myths, someone will suggest that "eating sweets is an indicator of the baby is a girl" and spreading superstitions like this between the people is very normal because of the period of pregnancy is long and nothing to do, so let's go to know some myths about pregnancy, are they true or not? Here we will discuss five myths about pregnancy but with medical evidence so after reading this article, please take a look at the recourses.
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The women should eat double amount during pregnancy:When the gynecologists follow up the diet routine of the pregnant women, they said that:
As we know the pregnancy consists of 3 trimesters, in the first trimester there is no extra food needed, but in the second trimester, the mother should add 320 extra calories to her diet, and in the third trimester, she should add another 450calories extra to her diet, but she must take care of the type of the food, not just the amount of it, and she has to avoid overeating also.
The mother who eats sweets a lot, her fetus will be a girl.
The sugar craving reflects that "the mother is suffering from minerals deficiency"
There are a lot of studies that told us there is no relation between the gender of the baby and the sugar craving, but this sense appears from the low levels of minerals and vitamins like Iron, Iodine, vitamin D, and Vitamin B12.
The pregnancy means rest all the time and no exercise.
When your wife get pregnant especially in the first time, you told her immediately: no exercise anymore, because movement will harm our baby, that's definitely wrong, after a survey which made between the gynecologists, 97% of them agree with exercise for pregnant woman, even she live a sedentary life, because this will make pelvic muscles stronger.
in this article we showed you 5 myths about pregnancy, may you heardsome of them before or not, but now you know clearly the meaning of what youheard, so not every information you hear is correct, your baby health is veryimportant, so take care of any advice and try to give your fetus a lot of lovebefore he comes and after.