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7 Shocking Discoveries About Pregnancy

Posted: 02/19/2012 2:57 am

Pregnancy gets weirder as we get rounder. What really goes on under wraps during those nine-plus months? From a hidden bias involving swelling bosoms to fetal cells in maternal brain, scientists have found a mother lode of surprising phenomena. Here are seven discoveries nobody really expects when she's expecting.

Pregnant Women Are Sexy
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Many expectant moms think pregnancy makes them look less attractive. Most men disagree. In one study, 60 percent of men maintained the same level of sexual desire for their partners, and 27 percent of men expressed increased desire. A man who is likeliest to find pregnant (and nursing) women sexy was between 1.5-5 years old when his own mom was pregnant with a younger sibling.

Pregnancy gets weirder as we get rounder. What really goes on under wraps during those nine-plus months?

 
 
 

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