1.375 days was the longest pregnancy that was ever recorded. From the first day of the last
period, a typical pregnancy lasts about 280 days (40 weeks).
2.During pregnancy, a woman’s heart gets bigger to make room for the extra blood that both the
mother and the baby need.
3.Around 13 weeks, babies start to get taste buds, so they can taste the flavors of the food their
mothers eat through the amniotic fluid.
4.When a woman is pregnant, her body makes about 50% more blood than normal to help the
5.During the third trimester, a baby’s kicks and movements may become more noticeable from
the outside, letting others feel or see the baby move in the mother’s belly.
6.By the end of pregnancy, a woman’s uterus has grown from about the size of a pear to about
the size of a watermelon.
7.In the womb, babies can cry. Research shows that by the end of the third trimester, kids can
cry and show how they feel.
8.Women who are pregnant often have a stronger sense of smell, which can make them want or
not want to eat certain things.
9.It is normal for women who are pregnant to have strange dreams. During pregnancy, dreams
can be intense and strange because of changes in hormones, worries, and excitement about
10.Even when they are still in the womb, babies can recognize their mother’s voice. Around 18
weeks of pregnancy, they can hear, and by the end of the third trimester, they can recognize
known sounds like their mother’s voice.
Keep in mind that every pregnancy is different, so these facts may not be true for everyone. If
you are pregnant and have any worries or questions, it is always best to talk to a doctor or