Myths and Truths about Pregnancy – Superstitions and Beliefs

Wash the hair after delivery only 40 days? And is heartburn in pregnancy a sign that the baby will have extensive hair? I don’t know if you’ve heard of these myths and truths about pregnancy, but the fact is that these myths or truths come and go when a new pregnant woman appears in the family. How about we unravel some myths and truths about pregnancy?

Can wanting some foods during pregnancy make the baby be born with the face of the target of desire?

In fact, pregnant women may have desires, but these desires are due to the lack of certain vitamins contained in these foods. A pregnant woman who has a desire for meat may need protein and iron since red meat is rich in iron.

If you want orange with salt it may be the lack of vitamin C in the body, then we can consider that the fact that the baby is born with an orange face or with a little mark is completely folklore or even urban legend.

No, your baby will not be born looking like a beautiful steak! Husbands, fulfill the expectant mother’s wishes because the truth about this fact is the deficiency of some vitamin.

Does washing hair after delivery harm the mother in recovery?

This is a story that comes from the ancient, myths and truths about pregnancy that have always existed but this particular story is unfounded. In the past, a menstruating woman was not allowed to make food because of the risk of burning or salting the food too much, and this myth continued until she reached the postpartum period, that washing her hair would delay her postpartum recovery. A parturient woman can wash her hair after giving birth.

The pointed belly is a boy’s pregnancy and a girl’s round

Although this is one of the best known superstitions, we will try to unravel it as myths and truths about pregnancy. Didn’t this combination always work out?

The fact that the belly is like this or baked does not determine the sex of the baby. In fact, the sex of the baby is only known when the ultrasound is done and still has a margin of error. Absolute certainty of the baby’s sex only at birth! Round bellies can yield beautiful boys and pointy bellies can yield beautiful girls.

Is too much heartburn in pregnancy a sign of hairy baby?

In fact, heartburn in pregnancy is due to stomach acid that can change during pregnancy. Sometimes hormonal excess can also increase stomach acid by increasing nausea, causing the famous nausea of ​​pregnancy. No connection to the baby’s hair.

Myths and truths in pregnancy – Does delivery once cesarean always cesarean?

At first there is no factor that prevents the pregnant woman from having a normal delivery after a cesarean delivery, a woman can have a normal delivery, vaginally after a cesarean delivery. However, some isolated cases have factors that prevent normal delivery from happening, such as severe cases such as placenta previa, extremely narrow pelvis (little passage) with a very large baby or fetal distress and these must be referred by the doctor.

A woman who has already had a cesarean delivery can have a normal delivery if she has a healthy pregnancy, even with high blood pressure DHEG , if she has good prenatal care, there is nothing to stop it.

Does too much sex during pregnancy bring discomfort to the baby?

There is no way that sex can bother the baby, in fact, this is one of the myths and truths about pregnancy that can leave more doubts because it is directly linked to the baby. Parents need not worry because the baby is protected inside the mother’s womb surrounded by a bag of amniotic fluid that cushions the impacts.

When a baby moves during intercourse it is because he receives stimuli from the mother, a hormonal discharge and even his movements during intercourse can awaken from the snooze but it will not feel uncomfortable or painful as the penis will only hit the cervix.

Pregnant women who have high-risk pregnancies should be advised by the doctor about sexual abstinence during pregnancy, but if it is a perfectly healthy pregnancy then sex is at ease!

Hair loss after childbirth happens?

Yes, hair loss happens in most women who have a baby. This due to the hormones that are readjusting in the body, the fall tends to cease after the baby’s 6th month of life. Are hormonal reasons don’t worry, if it doesn’t improve in 6 months then, talk to your dermatologist.

Can you dye your hair during pregnancy?

Yes, after the first trimester of pregnancy the doctor may authorize the use of dyes without ammonia in the composition. Chemical procedures should be discussed with your doctor before they are done.

Does black beer and hominy increase milk?

It’s actually an old-fashioned myth about pregnancy. Increasing milk is due to consumption of liquid, water, natural juice, coconut water and an intake of fruits and vegetables daily. Also use as an excuse to eat delicious things while breastfeeding after all who doesn’t like a nice warm hominy in winter?

Author’s Note: I remember when I got pregnant the first time, what there were myths and truths about pregnancy that I couldn’t even understand, was heartburn, nausea, sitting on a spoon, on a fork … I confess that some I even suspect have some basis but in fact there is always an explanation! What caught my attention the most was the sympathy of the alliance.

The ring is placed on a hair of the pregnant woman and above the palm of the hand. If the ring turns, it will be a girl, if it swings it will be a boy. That was the only one that caught my attention for giving it right, coincidentally or not … Do you have any suggestions for myths and truths about pregnancy? Leave it in the comments!

See also: Sexual intercourse during pregnancy, can you?

Dr. Alexis Hart
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My name is Dr. Alexis Hart I am 38 years old, I am the mother of 3 beautiful children! Different ages, different phases 16 years, 12 years and 7 years. In love with motherhood since always, I found it difficult to make my dreams come true, and also some more after I was already a mother.

Since I imagined myself as a mother, in my thoughts everything seemed to be much easier and simpler than it really was, I expected to get pregnant as soon as I wished, but it wasn’t that simple. The first pregnancy was smooth, but my daughter’s birth was very troubled. Joana was born in 2002 with a weight of 2930kg and 45cm, from a very peaceful cesarean delivery but she had already been born with congenital pneumonia due to a broken bag not treated with antibiotics even before delivery.

Dr. Alexis Hart

My name is Dr. Alexis Hart I am 38 years old, I am the mother of 3 beautiful children! Different ages, different phases 16 years, 12 years and 7 years. In love with motherhood since always, I found it difficult to make my dreams come true, and also some more after I was already a mother.Since I imagined myself as a mother, in my thoughts everything seemed to be much easier and simpler than it really was, I expected to get pregnant as soon as I wished, but it wasn’t that simple. The first pregnancy was smooth, but my daughter’s birth was very troubled. Joana was born in 2002 with a weight of 2930kg and 45cm, from a very peaceful cesarean delivery but she had already been born with congenital pneumonia due to a broken bag not treated with antibiotics even before delivery.

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