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Myths, tips & Interesting Facts

From the moment you announce your pregnancy, it seems like everyone has a piece of advice to help you along the way. Is it folklore or is it solid advice? How do you know what's true and what's not? Here are few of the most common myths debunked, interesting facts unearthed and useful tips. Be amazed by what you read, relieved when you find out you're not the only one, and laugh when you imagine "what if it actually was true?".

Pregnancy Myths

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Myth:
Fetal heart rate can indicate your baby's sex.

Fact:
A normal fetal heart rate is between 120 and 160 beats per minute (bpm), although some people think if it's faster it's a girl and if it's slower it's a boy. But there have been no studies that conclusively show that heart rate is a predictor for... more

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Baby Myths

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Myth:
If you carry your baby around too much, he will always want to be in your arms.

Fact:
Evidence shows just the opposite. Responding to your baby’s needs quickly leads to babies who are less fussy and easier to calm later on. It’s just the thing to help develop security and confidence later in life, too.... more

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Toddler Myths

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Myth:
If a parent is truly committed to a child and provides him with attention and love, then that child will behave properly.

Fact:
Even if you are totally committed to your child, love him with all of your heart, do absolutely everything right, and are the most magnificent, spectacular, utterly faultless parent, your child would still misbehave. The truth is: ALL children... more

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