Article by Jo Piazza about the pregnancy myths that are completely inaccurate provided by Redbook Magazine.
The first trimester of my first pregnancy was the most terrifying three-month period of my life. In the midst of what I like to call pregnancy purgatory (the waiting period where even your doctor regularly warns you about the probability of miscarriage), I found myself frightened of the world, scared to do anything that could possibly compromise my baby’s safe arrival into this world.
And while it’s true that there are some very clear rules about what you can and cannot do during a pregnancy, there are also a lot of myths — many of them perpetuated over and over in internet chat rooms. That’s why I went into my pregnancy armed with too many ideas about what I couldn’t do. It turns out most of them were wrong — including these seven.