Today’s video is so much fun! We’re going through 7 common old wives tales and fact-checking them with the science. Does the full moon make more people go into labor? Does eating bananas make you more likely to conceive a boy? Does a high heart rate mean you’re having a girl? Let’s run through the science PROVING (and DISPROVING) these 7 Old Wives Tales about Pregnancy!
00:50 High Heart Rate = Girl
02:50 Heartburn = Hair
04:53 Carrying Low = Boy
06:42 Raising Arms = Cord Around Neck
07:34 Eating Bananas = Boy
09:36 Full Moon = Labor
10:58 Looking At Ugly Animals = Ugly Baby
Heartburn + Pregnancy: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17150070/Calories + Male Sex: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/abs/10.1098/rspb.2008.0105 (https://sci-hub.se/https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2008.0105Fetal HR + Sex: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0002937899701729Fetal HR Dynamics: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0378378215301109Fetal HR Male Lower: https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/aogs.13437#aogs13437-bib-0006 Lunar Cycles: https://www.ajog.org/article/S0002-9378(05)00005-0/fulltext
Premature Rupture + Barometric Pressure: https://europepmc.org/article/med/3999067
ROM & Labor + Barometric Pressure: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00404-006-0259-3
Labor + Barometric Pressure: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1016/S0091-2182(96)00101-2
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