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Pregnancy: Top Myths to Avoid when Pregnant

  By posted Feb 7th 2013
Healthy Living

When you are pregnant you tend to go overboard with superstitions when it comes to diet or fitness. Expecting mothers will keep their pregnancy hush hush till the bump begins to show and people start to notice. They also believe that you need to eat more as you are eating for two. And the best myth about pregnancy is the size of the bump reveals the gender of the baby. Silly, yes but still a widely followed belief. Traditions and grandmothers tells you to do this and don’t do that but science reveals that these myths or ‘facts’ are baseless. Dr. Sadhana Singhal, Senior Consultant for Obstetrics & Gynecology with Delhi based Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute demystifies these myths and explains the truth. These are top myths that pregnant mothers should avoid. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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