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How does the eclipse affect someone's pregnancy?
Question Date: 2018-01-26
Answer 1:

There has been no evidence that eclipses affect pregnancies. There are many beliefs about eclipses affecting one's pregnancy, but those have not been proven by any scientific study.

Answer 2:

Eclipses don't affect pregnancies in any known way. If they did, we would know about the problems of the women and their babies born during an eclipse. There are some superstitions, but the only true belief is that the women shouldn't stare at the sun during an eclipse without eye protection!

There's a belief that more babies are born during a full moon, but that isn't true either.

Answer 3:

I would expect that the eclipse would not affect someone's pregnancy. There is no plausible way that it would.

A solar eclipse is just the moon crossing between the Earth and sun and casting a shadow on the Earth, while a lunar eclipse is the Earth passing between the sun and moon and casting a shadow on the moon. There's nothing magical or supernatural about them.

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