Pregnancy Week 14: Old Wives' Tales

Pregnancy Week 14: Old Wives' Tales

It is a very popular myth in Indian culture that the appearance of the linea nigra (the dark line running down your abdomen) signifies a male offspring. However, as the line seems to appear in most women due to hormonal changes, this myth has been modified over the years.

The current myth is that a straight smooth line signifies a female offspring and a curvy line signifies a male offspring. No scientific evidence for either though!



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