1. 4%
    of women in the U.S. are pregnant right now.
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  2. 3 in every 10 teen girls in the U.S. get pregnant.
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  3. 49% of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended. That's more than 3 million children per year.
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  4. 10%
    of pregnancies
    end
    in miscarriage.
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  5. The longest pregnancy in humans on record is 375 days (12.5 months).
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  6. Every 90 seconds, one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.
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  7. During pregnancy, if the mother suffers organ damage, the baby in the womb sends stem cells to repair the damaged organ.
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  8. 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.
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  9. Male seahorses
    can get pregnant.
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  10. Pregnant women, at a healthy weight, only need to eat an extra 300 calories per day.
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  11. Women who snore during pregnancy are more likely to have smaller babies, according to a study.
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  12. 30%
    of pregnant women crave nonfood items, an eating disorder called pica.
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  13. TV show "16 and pregnant" and spin-offs may have prevented about 20,000 teen pregnancies in 2010, a study says.
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  14. 1 in every 200 young American women claims to have experienced a "virgin pregnancy".
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  15. In England, you may urinate anywhere in public, including inside a policeman's helmet if you are pregnant.
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  16. Pregnant women have about 50% more blood by week 20 of pregnancy than they did before they conceived.
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  17. In 31 states of the U.S., Rapists can legally sue for child custody if the rape results in pregnancy.
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  18. A woman can get pregnant while she is already pregnant.
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  19. If your laptop feels hot, don't put it on your lap if you're a man, it may cause infertility.
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  20. Eating probiotic yoghurt could boost male fertility, a study found.
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  21. 37%
    of all pregnancies in New York City end in abortion.
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  22. 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.
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  23. Shorter women have shorter pregnancies, a study found.
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  24. Worldwide, around one quarter of pregnancies end in abortion. Nearly half are illegal.
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  25. An Austrian fertility doctor fathered up to 600 children by using his own sperm to impregnate customers between 1943 and 1962.
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  26. A woman's vaginal muscles can take up to 6 months to get back to their normal shape and size after childbirth.
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  27. Low vitamin D levels during pregnancy have been linked to autism.
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  28. 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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  29. Texas has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, a study found.
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  30. A woman's brain shrinks during pregnancy.
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  31. Morning sickness in pregnant women has been linked to a significantly reduced risk of suffering a miscarriage, new research has found.
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  32. Ancient Egyptians had a 70% accurate method for detecting pregnancy: a woman would pee on some seeds. If they sprouted, she was pregnant.
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