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Most Women Avoid Having Their Delivery on Halloween

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 31, 2011 at 7:23 PM Women Health News   - G J E 4
Come Halloween and children try to dress in outlandish ways to look spooky.

A recent study from Yale University has pointed out that many pregnant women would do anything to avoid having their delivery on this day.
 Most Women Avoid Having Their Delivery on Halloween
Most Women Avoid Having Their Delivery on Halloween
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There was a marked reduction in births on Halloween over a 11 year period, the study found.

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So, can women influence the timing of spontaneous births just by will power?

The study found that there was a 3.6 percent increase in spontaneous births on Valentine's day and 5.3% reduction in births on Halloween.

This study shows that psychological and cultural factors can influence pregnancy and the timing of births.



Source: Medindia
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