Myths about what not to do during pregnancy
The expectant mother is faced not only with problems related to health and the need to change the way of life, but also with the various fears she inspires the older generation. Most of them myths, superstitions, that have no facts. Consider the most common and plausible answers to the question about what not to do during pregnancy and why.
A grandmother can safely say that pregnant women in any case you must not cut the hair on his head. This expectant mother deprives their child's mind, health, and guardian angel. Actually you can get a haircut for pregnant women, and even necessary. Appearance affects the mood of women and this is an important aspect in child development. Styling, hair coloring and haircut do not affect the fetus. But a slovenly appearance can cause depression and loss of interest of her husband.
It is impossible to knit and tie knots
The women on what not to do during pregnancy, concern such things as knitting and sewing. They receive from mothers and grandmothers strict prohibition to do the knots. The reason is that the child will get tangled in the umbilical cord. But this statement is nothing more than a myth. The umbilical cord entanglement is possible only in case active child, who turns, turns in the womb and is restless (for several reasons).
It is impossible to move a lot
Jump and run — Yes, actually it is impossible. But light sport, yoga and light physical exercises without weight lifting will only help the expectant mother to maintain their body in good shape. Importantly, no contraindications. And bed rest is needed only for those women who have complications and the risk of miscarriage.
Not before to buy things for the baby
Due to this myth that if you buy in advance dowry, the child will not be born or die. But if what not to do during pregnancy is to think about the bad. The expectant mother must get positive emotions, and bring her shopping. It is better to buy the clothes and accessories of neutral colors, because even ultrasound can be wrong in determining the sex of the baby. So we can go over tiny booties and vests for the baby.
Not about the pregnancy to tell
There used to be a custom. Women are not told about their situation as long as the baby turns a month. Now these traditions there and you can easily share with friends your joy. Too superstitious women may not speak about the pregnancy to other people if they are afraid of the evil eye or damage.
You can't go to Church
Issues of pregnant women to the Church seriously and with respect, can touch this moment. But the ban for moms no. On the contrary, any priest will tell you about the need to go to Church, receive Holy communion and to light candles for his health. It is believed that because a woman will be easier to bear. But what not to do during pregnancy actually is to listen to different stories and myths that people come up with good reason. Women need to think about yourself and your baby, enjoy this wonderful time. In myths and let them continue to believe the older generation.