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Pregnancy
January 8, 2018

Can you be ‘pregnant’ without having a baby?

Is this even possible? Yes, shockingly, it’s true. You can be “pregnant” without really being pregnant. What is 'false pregnancy'? Also known as pseudcyesis or phantom pregnancy, this condition happens when you believe that you are carrying a baby, but there is no evidence that this is true. Your body can basically respond in the exact same way as if you were pregnant, but you have no foetus in the womb. The symptoms are all there: swollen belly, nausea, vomiting, enlarged breasts – and the woman may even feel like there’s movement in the tummy. Your menstrual cycle may even…
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