Rub cocoa butter to prevent stretch marks 1
How many times have you heard that you should rub coconut butter on your pregnant belly to prevent stretch marks? It turns out they don’t help and instead may make you more PRONE to getting them due to its ability to make skin more sensitive.
Dyeing your hair is bad for the fetus 2
You would think there would be truth to this, but it has been disproven. To be safe, avoid dyeing your hair during your first trimester when the baby's organs are developing. Afterwards, go ahead and dye those locks!
Having sex while pregnant is bad for the baby 3
People believe that sex during pregnancy allows, the baby's head to get poked. This is false! The baby sits inside the amniotic sac inside the uterus which is protected by the cervix which prevents any of that mythical poking.
You can't go outside during an eclipse 5
Um, what? This ridiculous myth claimed that your baby would be born with a cleft palate if exposed to an eclipse. Not true!
Avoid hot baths while pregnant 6
False, you don't need to avoid hot baths. What you do NEED to avoid are saunas or Jacuzzis that can dangerously raise your body temperature.
Don't pet cats during pregnancy 7
Moms-to-be believed holding a cat would cause diseases and deformities in their babies. The truth is ONLY changing their litter box may put you at risk of the parasite, toxoplasmosis. So pet your kitty, but have your hubby clean their litter box.