1. 4%
  2. of women in the U.S. are pregnant right now.
  3. 3 in every 10 teen girls in the U.S. get pregnant.
  4. 49% of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended. That's more than 3 million children per year.
  5. 10%
  6. of pregnancies
  7. end
  8. in miscarriage.
  9. The longest pregnancy in humans on record is 375 days (12.5 months).
  10. Every 90 seconds, one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.
  11. During pregnancy, if the mother suffers organ damage, the baby in the womb sends stem cells to repair the damaged organ.
  12. More than 100,000 babies are born addicted to cocaine each year in the U.S., due to their mothers' use of the drug during pregnancy.
  13. Male seahorses
    can get pregnant.
  14. Pregnant women, at a healthy weight, only need to eat an extra 300 calories per day.
  15. Women who snore during pregnancy are more likely to have smaller babies, according to a study.
  16. 30%
  17. of pregnant women crave nonfood items, an eating disorder called pica.
  18. TV show "16 and pregnant" and spin-offs may have prevented about 20,000 teen pregnancies in 2010, a study says.
  19. 1 in every 200 young American women claims to have experienced a "virgin pregnancy".
  20. In England, you may urinate anywhere in public, including inside a policeman's helmet if you are pregnant.
  21. Pregnant women have about 50% more blood by week 20 of pregnancy than they did before they conceived.
  22. In 31 states of the U.S., Rapists can legally sue for child custody if the rape results in pregnancy.
  23. A woman can get pregnant while she is already pregnant.
  24. If your laptop feels hot, don't put it on your lap if you're a man, it may cause infertility.
  25. Eating probiotic yoghurt could boost male fertility, a study found.
  26. 37%
  27. of all pregnancies in New York City end in abortion.
  28. The "99% effective" label on birth control pills means that 1 out of 100 women who use the pill in a year will get pregnant.
  29. Shorter women have shorter pregnancies, a study found.
  30. Worldwide, around one quarter of pregnancies end in abortion. Nearly half are illegal.
  31. An Austrian fertility doctor fathered up to 600 children by using his own sperm to impregnate customers between 1943 and 1962.
  32. A woman's vaginal muscles can take up to 6 months to get back to their normal shape and size after childbirth.
  33. Low vitamin D levels during pregnancy have been linked to autism.
  34. Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62% to 78% over the U.S. national rate, a study found.
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