Have you been told that looking at something ugly while pregnant will cause your child to be ugly? Chances are if you have only told just one person about your pregnancy, you have heard an old wives tale.
Wacky pregnancy old wives tales – the first edition
Old wives seem to have tales on just about every subject, but they especially favour pregnancy “advice”. Sometimes there is a hint of truth in these tales, but other times the old wives are just plain goofy! There are literally hundreds of do’s and do not’s stemming from those nutty old wives with too much time on their hands, but these are my top ten favorites.
We have compiled 10 crazy pregnancy old wives tales for your entertainment. Enjoy!
Don't Stare At Mice!
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I saved the best, most humorous, craziest old wives tale for last. Apparently, the old wives strongly discourage staring at mice during pregnancy. Because I know all of you pregnant women are so disappointed that you will no longer be able to partake in this fun event, I will tell you why. It’s very serious. The wives warn that staring at mice during pregnancy will cause your child to have large hairy moles at birth. Now that I’ve ruined all of your evenings, can anyone top my list of crazy old wives tales about pregnancy?
Heard a pregnancy old wives tale not on the list? Tell us more in the comments below!