My aunt was the first person I can remember being pregnant. I was 5 years old and so excited that I would have a little cousin to play with soon. It was so exciting to be invited to her baby shower, and more interesting and exciting than the presents were all the women predicting the gender of the baby. Every sister, friend, and grandmother had her special way of knowing the baby's sex, via her favorite folklore method. It turns out some old wives tales about pregnancy are totally true, even though it may sound strange the first time your hear someone mention it.
For hundreds of years, women have been passing down stories and tidbits about pregnancy that have some questionable research methods. Mostly, these are the myths your great grandmother told your grandmother, and so on and so forth. But now that these tales have landed in your generation, you're a little more skeptical, especially with all the knowledge at your fingertips. So sorting out what's true and what is nonsense is easier than it's ever been.
Read below to find out which old wives tales about pregnancy are totally true and forget about the rest when they come your way.