20/05/2010 17:07 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Pregnancy And Babies Around The World

Attitudes and traditions related to pregnancy and birth differ greatly both globally and in smaller geographic areas. A new mum in your street may choose to eat her placenta, whereas you'd rather eat your own hat! Anyway, we have gathered a few fascinating facts here from a variety of places, so take a look...