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Pregnancy Totka (Myths)- Top superstition misconceptions I experienced.

I am sure the symptoms, feelings and delivery mode would be different, but one thing in common we all face is pregnancy myths. There are countless myths and old wives' tales about belly bump which still followed not only our country but worldwide. However, the blessing and celebration comes lots of advice and steeped in superstition. I had serious faces and suffered a lot as my husband has been posted in the rural area. From the theory of not buying new clothes to not cross any bridge or river, there is a whole range of misconceptions. So, I am going a tell few of them, which I faced the most, and I am sure you can definitely correlate with them. Here we go... (1).  Spicy food will burn the baby's eyes. Myth- Spicy foods eaten during pregnancy can burn the baby's eyes, resulting in blindness. Fact- The fact is spicy food can increase heartburn and acidity.  (2).  Keep it secret for 3 months- Myth- Don't spread or inform anyone about the pregnancy t