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Debate About Heightened Senses During Pregnancy

Which of Your Senses Is Heightened During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy hasn't just given Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz, 38, a healthy glow. Apparently, it has also given her psychic powers. She recently told People:

Before I found out I was having a girl I dreamt that I was having a girl. I even dreamt what her name was, so I guess that name should be her real name.

Many of you say you developed a supersensitive sniffer during pregnancy, a more common (and likely!) pregnancy symptom than ESP. While I can't refute Ortiz's experience, chances are she was just in tune with her body and correctly guessed the sex. Which of your senses experienced the greatest change while you carried baby?
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lickety-split lickety-split 6 years
smell. there were things that would gag me, gasoline, chicken, can't remember the rest. i could smell it if my husband had filled up the car on the way home. i be like "blech! take a shower!"
Niami Niami 6 years
Definitely sense of smell. Nothing smells good. Even chocolate makes me flee in terror.
luckyme luckyme 6 years
SMELL! Big time. And I think, because my sense of smell was heightened to super-hero levels, I could also taste a lot better.
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 6 years
I can smell out anything with this pregnancy as well as my last. My husband says I have senses like a dog. My eyesight gets worse when I am pregnant.
macgirl macgirl 6 years
I'm so glad I wasn't the only one with the hearing thing! It drove me crazy to watch TV as I could hear if it was poorly mixed. It was like I could hear all the separate tracks of audio they used. Hard to explain. I had a dream that I went to the store and all they had were boy eggs left. I searched and searched for the girl ones but there was nothing. Now that I have my second boy I'm thinking I may have had a bit of that ESP thing going on ;-)
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