Busting Pregnancy and Birth Myths You’ve Seen On TV

By Hannah Schenker

Even those of us who grew up without TV, or do not have one in the house as adults, will still be aware of the many myths surrounding pregnancy and birth. Cravings for strange foods, sudden and dramatic water breakage, mad hospital dashes, husbands fainting during labour – these are just a few of the common depictions we see on TV (and in movies).

But are they accurate? Check out this infographic from Gap Medics busting these myths, and where you might have seen them!


by Gap Medics

Did you actually experience any of these scenarios? Strange cravings? Fainting husband? Surely some of you will have! Tell us in the comments below.

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