The most popular one is, a pregnant women should never ignore her cravings, as it is believed that the baby will get a birth mark in the shape of the thing for which the mother craved.
If the mother drinks more milk, then the complexion of the baby will be light.
After the baby is born, the umbilical cord falls off after some time, and when it falls it should not touch the ground.
The expectant mother should not look at the eclipsed moon, as it can cause deformities to the unborn child such as cleft lip or club foot.
Women are advised to eat food which is light in colour so that the baby is fair skinned.
It is believed that a pregnant women can find out the sex of the baby by suspending a ring over her belly, if it rotates in a circular motion than its a girl and if it swings to the side then its a boy.
The development in medical sciences have helped us to overcome some of the superstitions and blind beliefs associated with pregnancy. But many such superstitions are still believed, although we know that they lack scientific evidence. However, do not get driven by these superstitions, as they are not good for both you and your baby.
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