There are many things you are told to do, and avoid, when you’re pregnant. Some of these things may come to you in an official pamphlet from a health organisation. Others might be explained by a very well-meaning neighbour.
Sometimes it’s difficult to sort the facts from the fiction.
Dr David Addenbrooke is an obstetrician and co-author of 9 months, The Essential Australian Guide to Pregnancy.
He explains answers some questions including whether or not a hot curry will really bring on labour.