Pregnancy is filled with old wives' tales about everything from how an expectant mother is carrying to foods that will bring on labor. Last week we separated the myths from reality when it comes to fertility, now it's time to do the same for pregnancy. Let's see if you can determine fact from fiction.
Pregnancy Myths vs. Reality
Myth or Reality: Full moons can trigger your water to break in the third trimester.
Myth or Reality: Pregnant women carrying boys eat more.
Myth or Reality: Avoiding peanuts while pregnant will reduce your child's chances of having a peanut allergy.
Myth or Reality: Overweight women are more likely to have big babies.
Myth or Reality: Raising your arms above your head can cause the umbilical cord to tangle.
Myth or Reality: Eating spicy foods can bring on labor.