Pregnancy Fun Fact 1
Over the course of the pregnancy, the uterus stretches from the size of a peach to roughly the size of a medium watermelon. That’s about 500 times its normal size.
Pregnancy Fun Fact 2
Extra fluid and water retention can cause pregnant women’s feet to grow up to one full shoe size.
Pregnancy Fun Fact 3
It is totally possible to be pregnant for an entire year. The longest pregnancy on record was reportedly 375 days long.
Pregnancy Fun Fact 4
Pregnant women really do experience a heightened sense of smell, which is basically the body’s way of steering them away from food that would be bad for the baby.
Pregnancy Fun Fact 5
Studies have shown that babies can taste what the mother is eating. Strong flavors like garlic are especially able to pass through the amniotic fluid.
Pregnancy Fun Fact 6
Babies cry in the womb. Not because they’re upset, more as practice for their big day.