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Facts about motherhood you didn't know

There are more than 2 billion mothers worldwide, and approximately 4.3 babies are born every second. The average mom will change about 7,300 diapers by the time her child turns two, we bring you all the other interesting things we found about motherhood below.

The heart grows during pregnancy
Once you become a mother, your heart will grow not only figuratively, but also literally. Your blood volume increases by up to 50%, and your heart beats faster and harder.

Babies cry already in the womb
Your baby actually starts crying long before birth. Research has shown that babies start crying in the womb as early as 28 weeks.

It is possible to be pregnant for more than a year
The longest pregnancy ever recorded was that of a woman named Beulah Hunter from Los Angeles. Beaula's pregnancy lasted 12 and a half months.

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Tall women are more likely to conceive twins
According to a study published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, women taller than 167 cm are more likely to conceive fraternal twins. This is because tall women have higher levels of a certain protein released from the liver that is associated with increased ovulation.

Your feet can grow by one whole number
When you are pregnant, it is not unusual for your feet to grow. There are several reasons for this including weakening of the ligaments that lead to splaying of the feet due to a lowered arch, weight gain during pregnancy and swelling.

Pregnant women who suffer from heartburn are more likely to give birth to babies with lots of hair
Researchers at John Hopkins University have proven what was once considered a fairy tale. This is because women with high levels of certain hormones can cause heartburn, and these same hormones can play a role in how much hair a baby will grow.

Babies can be born with teeth
Studies have shown that for every 2,000 babies born, one will have a tooth. These teeth are known as natal teeth and doctors can remove them to prevent choking as they are often loose.

The heaviest baby in the world weighed more than 10 kilograms
A baby born in 1955 in the Italian town of Aversa is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's heaviest newborn who survived birth.

Throughout history, there have been many ways to celebrate motherhood
The Romans and Greeks had their own festivals where they celebrated motherhood, and today Mother's Day is celebrated around the world on the second Sunday in May. It is estimated that about 2.4 billion dollars are spent on flowers alone every year when celebrating this day, and if you want to cheer up your mother with a little something for this day, we bring you a special category of gifts for this occasion.

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