Pregnancy facts no one tells you

These are the weird things that happen during pregnancy that people probably won’t tell you about. Whether you're a woman who hasn't yet been pregnant or a man who wants to better understand what an expectant mother really goes through, these 10 things that occur while a woman is pregnant are all strange and often disturbing. These are the weird things that happen during pregnancy that people probably won't tell you about.You Could Be Pregnant For Over A YearMost pregnancies last for about 9 months and doctors are likely to induce labor if pregnancy goes on too long.
There is a good reason for this -the muscles you use to push the baby out are the same ones you ordinarily use during a bowel movement. As if that weren't enough to get your sphincter ready to go, the baby directly pushes on the rectum as it makes its exit, helping to squeeze out anything near the exit.In olden times, it was common for nurses to give enemas prior to labor, but this practice didn't end up stopping the mess from happening and often caused dehydration.
When the increased blood flow combines with shine, the result is a noticeable glow.Your Sense of Smell Gets BetterDuring pregnancy, your sense of smell increases drastically, as does your sense of taste.

Scientists hypothesize that this is to help pregnant mothers avoid eating small levels of toxins that might not be dangerous to an adult, but could be deadly to a fetus. As smoke, alcohol and coffee are all particularly noticeable to pregnant women, this theory certainly seems to be on the right path.Contractions Don't Stop After BirthMost mothers will have contractions for the first few days after birth. On the upside, if you give birth at the hospital, you'll still be pretty drugged up and will probably barely even notice.You Don't Really Need To Eat For TwoDespite the widespread rumors that say pregnant women need to gain all the weight they can in order to birth a healthy baby, the truth is that most women will only need an extra 300 calories per day.
Most women only need to gain about 25 pounds throughout their entire pregnancy.Of course, if you happen to be at the buffet and are having a tough time resisting the desserts section, go ahead and sneak a little extra. No one will give a pregnant woman a hard time if she pigs out.4Your Feet Can Grow Up To One Full Shoe SizeIf you're wondering why your feet will get so big when you only gain 25 pounds, it has to do with the excess pressure on your feet paired with relaxed ligaments in your body. As your pregnancy wears on, your body starts to release the tightness of its ligaments to help with the birthing process.

Unfortunately for your shoes, this also means your feet start to lose their arch and stretch out on the sides. The flatter, wider shape of your feet will probably be temporary, but if they grew too much, the change could end up being permanent.
If your feet do stay a bit larger, it certainly will serve as a great excuse to buy more shoes.The Father Might Show Symptoms of PregnancyIt's surprisingly common for a father-to-be to start gaining weight, getting morning sickness and even feel cramps in his lower abdomen. The condition is known as a sympathetic pregnancy or the Couvade Syndrome, which comes from the french word couvee meaning "to hatch".

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