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Should pregnant women really eat for two? Does a craving for spicy food mean it's a boy?
Date:9/8/2009

ch a mother carries gives a clue to the baby's gender.
  • A husband will gain weight because his wife is pregnant.
  • If a pregnant woman craves dairy products, she's having a girl.
  • Women who wish to conceive should have sex three times a day.
  • Drinking cough syrup increases the chance of conception.

    "Hands Off My Belly! is an absolutely delightful exploration of the myths that every womanpregnant or notknows she's influenced by at some level. It's great fun finding which one's are yours," said Caroline Myss, author of The Creation Of Health and Why People Don't Heal And How They Can.

    Moving through each stage, from the early weeks of pregnancy to delivery, they examine the legends about diet, gender identification, preterm labor, the umbilical cord, initiating labor, and the size and movement of the fetus. As they detail the scientific perspective on these varied and often amusing beliefs, the authors not only entertain but provide a great deal of practical information, which will ease the fears and anxieties of expectant parents as well as clear up many confusing notions.


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