13 Surprising Facts About Pregnancy That Will Make You Appreciate Moms Even More

Posted on Jun 20, 2016

Each and every one of us came to this world from their mother's womb, and that is one of the great miracles of life. Mothers have endured a lot just by carrying us for months during pregnancy, and yet there are so many things which aren't common knowledge. Check out these 13 surprising pregnancy facts.

1. The Glow

The Glow
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Due to excess estrogen production during pregnancy, a woman's skin tends to glow. Thicker hair and stronger nails are also a side-effect.

2. Estrogen

Estrogen
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A pregnant woman produces more estrogen in a single day than a non-pregnant woman does in three years.

3. Uterus

Uterus
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By the final month of pregnancy, a uterus grows 500 times larger. In comparison, that's like an apple growing to the size of a watermelon!

4. Blood Flow

Blood Flow
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Due to hormonal changes, the blood flow also increases, resulting in bleeding in the nose and gums.
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