21 Amazing & Bizarre Facts About Pregnancy

1. The longest known pregnancy lasted 1 year and 10 days

A normal pregnancy lasts around 280 days but one poor lady was pregnant for an eye-watering 375 days! Oddly enough the baby only weighed a little under 7 pounds! So the next time you feel like complaining about the length of your own pregnancy, think about that poor lady!


2. Women’s brains shrink during pregnancy

There really is such a thing as pregnancy brain! A women’s brain actually shrinks during pregnancy and takes six months post-delivery to get back to its original size.

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