25 Crazy Facts That Will Change The Way You View Pregnancy

Although most people will never be pregnant (considering that only about half of the population even has the possibility), pregnancy plays an important role in all of our lives. First of all, it is the reason you are here. It is the reason your ancestors were here. It is the reason that human society can move forward at all.

So, even if you are a man and don’t really find this topic interesting, we think that you might reconsider after reading this list. Pregnancy has been viewed differently throughout the ages. Even today, it is still linked deeply with cultural and societal norms. In different nations and different regions, it is treated and approached uniquely.

In some places, it is considered normal to give birth at home. In other places, this is nearly unheard of. Why is that? Today we are going to dive into the history of pregnancy and the interesting cultural aspects that surround it.

By the end of our list, you will most likely have found out several things that you didn’t know before about this extremely critical aspect of our nature. Get ready because these are 25 crazy facts that will change the way you view pregnancy!

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Although there is no consensus as to why, many women claim that porcelain toilet seats will turn purple after they sit on them (possible explanations range from ph levels to yoga pants).

Although there is no consensus as to why, many women claim that porcelain toilet seats will turn purple after they sit on them (possible explanations range from ph levels to yoga pants)Source: reddit, Image: wikipedia
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A baby's first bowel movement is called Meconium. It can be tested to see if the mother did drugs during pregnancy and in some places is grounds for determining whether or not the mother gets to keep the child.

A baby's first bowel movement is called Meconium. It can be tested to see if the mother did drugs during pregnancy and in some places is grounds for determining whether or not the mother gets to keep the childSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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Female kangaroos (or does) are basically always pregnant. If there is a drought or famine, however, they can pause their pregnancies.

Female kangaroos are basically always pregnant. If there is a drought or famine, however, they can pause their pregnancies.Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Some women refuse to believe they are pregnant and instead believe that a tumor is growing inside of them. They may hide their pregnancy which can be dangerous for the fetus (1/475 women at 20 weeks).

Some women refuse to believe they are pregnant and instead believe that a tumor is growing inside of them. They may hide their pregnancy which can be dangerous for the fetus (1/475 women at 20 weeks)Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay

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Pregnancy denial can get much stronger than you would ever believe. 1/2500 women deny that they are pregnant...during delivery!

Pregnancy denial can get much stronger than you would ever believe. 1/2500 women deny that they are pregnant...during delivery!Source: wikipedia


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