Things Nobody Told You About Pregnancy and Postpartum

So you are trying to get pregnant? Or you are pregnant or just had a baby? Your friends and the books tell you how easy it is to get pregnant. How to improve your chances of getting pregnant? They tell you about morning sickness, swollen ankles, or how painful labor is.   ... read more »

Sleeping on Your Back During Pregnancy

Myth: They say you must always sleep during pregnancy on your side because it's healthier for the baby. Fact: Both true and not true! ... read more »

Can Morning Sickness and Cravings Predict My Baby's Sex?

Can morning sickness and cravings predict anything about my baby? ... read more »

Can An Orgasm Induce Labor?

The topic of orgasm during pregnancy is actually quite controversial and in the past, it was thought that orgasms could trigger preterm labor. ... read more »

Can Hand Texture Predict the Sex of Your Baby?

Myth: The texture of your hands can predict the sex of your baby. ... read more »

Can Baby's Heart Rate Determine The Sex?

You may have heard that you can use your baby's heart rate to determine whether you are having a boy or a girl. Some say one gender's heart rate is faster than the other. But is it true? ... read more »

Can Morning Sickness Predict A Baby's Gender?

There are countless pregnancy maths out there, and as soon as you get pregnant, you will hear them all. But which are fact and which are true? Can morning sickness really predict a baby's gender? ... read more »

Is an Orgasm Necessary to Get Pregnant?

Do I need to have an orgasm to get pregnant? ... read more »

Misinformation about Fertility and Pregnancy on the Internet

Just because someone writes something and it's on the internet, that doesn't mean it's correct. Below we list some sites and information that publish incorrect information about fertility and pregnancy. ... read more »

Pregnancy Myths - Right or Wrong

Pregnancy has it's own challenges and you want to do everything right for the baby. But how do you know what's right or wrong when everybody tells you something different? ... read more »

Is Gender Determined By Sex Position?

Can you determine your baby's gender by the sexual position? Can predict it by how you are carrying? ... read more »

Is It Safe To Take A Bath During Pregnancy?

There are so many myths surrounding pregnancy, and the dos and don'ts on what is safe to do while you're pregnant seem to change from day to day. Is it safe to take a bath during pregnancy? ... read more »

Myths About Eating During Pregnancy

There are many eating myths in pregnancy and most are not true. At BabyMed we inform you about what is true and what is not. ... read more »

Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle 28 Days Long?

Menstrual cycles can vary from one woman to another as well as for each woman, and ovulation does not always happen on the exact same day, even in women with regular cycles. ... read more »

Pregnancy and Fertility Myths Quiz

What is true and what is false. Find out if you know the right answers ... read more »

Can The Shape Of Your Belly Predict Your Baby's Gender?

Is your belly a football shape? Or the shape of a baseball? Can you really predict the sex of baby based on shape of your belly or is that a myth? ... read more »

Myths About What Causes Miscarriage

Most stories about causes of miscarriages are old wives tales which say that miscarriages are the result of everything from stress and sex to excessive exercise and bad karma. ... read more »

Food Related Pregnancy Myths

Food related pregnancy myths. Fact or fiction? ... read more »

Myth: Eat 3 Healthy Meals a Day During Pregnancy

You should eat 6-7 small meals and not 3 big meals a day during pregnancy. ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant If...? Fertility and Pregnancy Myths

There are many circumstances under which pregnancy can happen. BabyMed debunks pregnancy fertility myths. ... read more »

Orgasm and Baby's Sex

Does orgasm during intercourse affect the baby's sex? ... read more »

The Drano Test to Predict the Baby's Gender

Mixing drano with urine does not only not detect the baby's sex but it's also very dangerous. ... read more »

Can Spicy Food Induce Labor?

It is a myth that eating spicy food during pregnancy to induce labor actually brings on labor. There is no known food that brings on labor. ... read more »

Wedding Ring Test - Boy or Girl

This wedding ring test checks to see if the pregnant woman carries a boy or a girl. ... read more »

Heartburn and Baby's Hair

Does a lot of heartburn mean that the baby will have a lot of hair? ... read more »

Right side-left side

Do boys and girls develop on a different side of the uterus? ... read more »

Does Your Swollen Nose Mean a Girl is on the Way?

Before it can be determined on an ultrasound, you’ll be endlessly curious about the gender of your baby, and you might even be tempted to listen to some of those weird old wives’ tales about gender prediction. Some of them are obviously a lie, but some are harder to fact-check. ... read more »

How to Determine the Gender of Your Fetus

There are plenty of old wives’ tales that purport to tell which gender a baby is, as well as modern technological and medical advances that can predict and identify the gender. Here are some of the ways. ... read more »

Protruding Navel

Protruding belly buttons are not linked to labor, but they are linked to the growing baby. As space grows tight your baby will push organs, fluid, and the belly button out of its way in order to stretch, grow and thrive. ... read more »

Heartburn or Indigestion

There is an old wives' tale that claims heartburn during pregnancy means the baby will have lots of hair. While there is little truth to this tale, many women still experience intense digestive issues (indegestion) while carrying baby. ... read more »