10 Pregnancy Superstitions That Are Old Wives' Tales

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Author's Note: 10 Pregnancy Superstitions That Are Old Wives' Tales

When it comes to old wives' tales, I'm a good sport as long as it's all in good fun. I don't find legends of doom and paranoia to be as amusing, since they can unnecessarily place stress on an already worried expectant mother. So predict gender all you want and hypothesize about birthmarks with abandon. That stuff won't hurt anyone!

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