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5 pregnancy myths you need to stop believing

Pregnancy is undoubtedly one of the most exciting phases of a woman’s life. And while it is exhilarating, it is new as well.

So naturally, first-time mothers are brimming with questions, a lot of which are answered by the pados wali aunty and/or relatives. But should you really trust it?

Many a time, suggestions and advice are based on superstitions and misleading tales that hold no truth. This gives birth to myths, the kind that can be bad for your health.

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Which is why today we want to clear the air about five of the most common pregnancy myths you must not believe:

Myth 1: You should be eating for two
This is the most common advice that expecting mothers get. And yet there is no evidence that suggests that a pregnant woman must double her diet because she is eating for two people. You might think it’s good for your baby, but it’s not really. Gaining far too much weight during pregnancy can make labor a tricky process. So it’s best to talk to your doctor about your diet.

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