9 Crazy But True Pregnancy Facts

There are many helpful and educational facts that you should know and learn when you become pregnant. What foods you should eat, how much you should exercise, what side you’re not supposed to sleep on and the list goes on and on. Let’s be honest, most of these are just things you need to know to keep your mind at ease. Let’s talk about some of the fun stuff, shall we? Your body is pretty amazing and pregnancy stretches it to the limit (literally). We’ve found some truly crazy pregnancy facts that will blow your mind!

1. The odds of multiple births rises with overweight or tall women.

2. A woman’s uterus expands to 500 times its normal size during pregnancy.

3. The last half of your pregnancy, your baby starts to make and excrete urine. It stays in your womb, where they continue to drink and excrete it.

5. Your baby’s fingerprints are formed and made permanent by your 3rd month of pregnancy.

6. Research has shown that babies cry in the womb.

6. Research has shown that babies cry in the womb.

7. Twins can be born from a few weeks to a few months apart!

8. A mama who suffers organ damage while pregnant can receive stem cells from their baby in their womb, which in turn can help repair the damaged organ!

9. When you reach full term, your blood volume has increased by 50%, equalling 4 pounds of blood!

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