Facts About Pregnancy
1. 4% of women in the U.S. are pregnant right now.
2. 3 in every 10 teen girls in the U.S. get pregnant.
3. 49% of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended. That's more than 3 million children per year.
4. 10% of pregnancies end in miscarriage.
5. The longest pregnancy in humans on record is 375 days (12.5 months).
6. Every 90 seconds, one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.
7. During pregnancy, if the mother suffers organ damage, the baby in the womb sends stem cells to repair the damaged organ.
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.
9. Male seahorses can get pregnant.
10. Pregnant women, at a healthy weight, only need to eat an extra 300 calories per day.