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Pregnancy and Birth Superstitions

Pregnant superstitions

With spring time being the time of birth and rebirth, it’s a great time to reflect on all the new things happening in our lives. Both actual and expectant. Often caught up looking too far into the future for jobs love and things like that, we overlook the most obvious of births in our lives. In the most literal of terms, the expectant mother. Let’s take some time to look away from outside influences of the world, a look at some of the superstitions surrounding maternity.


Heartburn is a sign of a hairy baby

Heartburn is a sign of a hairy baby

This superstition has been studied and considered by many an accurate way to judge if your baby will be born bald or with a full head of hear. John Hopkins University did a study on 64 women. 28 reported heartburn and of that 28 23 had babies born with hair. On the other hand of the 12 women who did not have heartburn 10 had babies with less hair than average newborns.


Full moons and pregnancy

Full moons and pregnancy

There are a number of pregnancy superstitions surrounding the full moon. So if you’re expecting here’s what to and not to watch out for under the full moon. Scientific research has debunked the superstitions that babies are more likely to be born under a full moon. It is believed that walking around under a full moon is dangerous for your unborn. Especially in Hispanic cultures it’s held as a truth that doing so will increase your risk of having a baby born with a cleft lip. Have no fear if you enjoy your evening strolls just wear something reflective around your neck to deflect the moons rays. Avoid eclipses also. They are viewed as a bad omen. Some cultured even go as far as to cover windows with fabric and newspapers to prevent the rays of a lunar eclipse from entering the home.


Funerals and Weddings

Funerals and Weddings

Most people are aware of the superstitions surrounding funerals and the unborn. From the fear of the lingering spirit clinging to the unborn. To the fear that the spirit of the unborn may accompany the beloved deceased to the spirit world. However most people are unaware that you are also supposed to avoid weddings. This is not just about the risk of out shining the bride on her special day, but also about luck. Having a pregnant woman and a bride and groom in the same room is a clash of luck which can cause misfortune to reign down upon the unborn.


Don’t touch the bump

Don’t touch the bump

If you needed a reason other than just because you don’t want total strangers rubbing your body to avoid having your baby bump touched here it is. Expectant mothers should not be touched by strangers. It is believed that evil spirits can steal the baby from the womb. Other cultures believe that rubbing the belly can lead to a child being spoiled before they are even born.

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Numerology: Ruling Number 1 Compatibility Guide

Most people are curious to know if they are compatible with someone else. It can be our significant other, boss, friend or family member.

We find this out by reducing our ruling number to a single digit. Remember: our Ruling Number (aka Life Path Number) is our complete birthdate reduced to a single digit. As long as you know the person’s Ruling Number you are ready for some interesting info. There are many combinations to finding compatibility so over the next few blogs I’ll break the numbers down individually.

Our first number, of course, is 1.

We will explore number one with the rest of the numbers 2 through 9.


Ruling Number 1 Compatibility:

1 with 1

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Leadership is key with this combination. Since you both are aggressive and both want the same things, working together in harmony is the lesson here.

1 with 2

Number 1 is the leader here and number 2 is the support. This is a winning match because you compliment each other.

1 with 3

With one’s leadership abilities and three’s ability to turn ideas into real success, these two can have an extremely fruitful relationship. If they both stay focused anything can happen.

1 with 4

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Even though ones are strong on leadership they are also strong on impulsiveness. Fours are cautious which can be irritating to a one.

1 with 5

Both of these people are very active and have original minds. They make a great team with the one originating the ideas and the five selling them. They have a great capacity to make a good living together.

1 with 6

People with a number six love art, beauty and the “good life”. The number one person is capable of delivering these luxuries as long as they don’t insist on having their own way all the time. A cooperative effort and this team can do great things.

1 with 7

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These two people can make a spiritual connection. Ones need to give sevens the space needed for privacy and thought. Sevens can help with the impulsivity of ones. Together these numbers can make a powerful team.

1 with 8

Both numbers here are aggressive and used to things going their way. They would have to cooperate or become arch rivals. They can either do great things together or bring ruin to each other.

1 with 9

This is an interesting combination. Nine people have great vision and wisdom while one people are original and inventive. Together they can make for a very successful partnership doing great things.


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Number 2 Compatibility

More from our Numerology series

Numerology: An Introduction & Number Meanings

Numerology: Power & Master Numbers

Numerology: Name Numbers

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Numerology: Day Numbers

Numerology: Soul Urge Numbers

Numerology: Outer Expression AKA Personality Number

Numerology: Personal Year Number

Numerology: Hidden Passion Number

Science of Astrology Complimented by Numerology

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Numerology: Power & Master Numbers

This time we are going to talk about the three Power numbers otherwise called the Master numbers 11-22 and 33.


The Master Numbers

We do not break these numbers down to a single digit. We refer to them as 11/2, 22/4, and 33/6 because they contain aspects of their single digit counterpart.

11/2

We already talked about how elevens have exceptionally high levels of intuition and spirituality. These are the people who are the guides of mankind. They guide us into lives of compassion and awareness. The eleven also has aspects of the number 2 which includes charisma and leadership. The number two is a duality of intuition and inner conflict. The negative side of this is that not many elevens live up to this great responsibility. They are shy and have a lot of nervous energy. This can give way to fear and self-doubt.

Elevens make great teachers, artistic performers and social workers.


22/4

Twenty-two is not only the most powerful of all numbers but the most successful. The number 22 encompasses the all or nothing. Twenty-two’s can become the masters of anything they are committed to or they become lazy drifters. Remember, 22 are double 11 and they have the practical aspects of 4. Four’s express themselves best in the material world. What a great combination! They possess an immense potential to achieve with intense productivity. The number twenty-two is rare occurring in a small percent of the population.

Twenty two’s make great leaders in all aspects of life, artists, diplomats and architects.


33/6

The number 33/6 is not concerned with self-advancement. It is all about doing well for mankind. This brings with it great responsibilities and leadership skills. These people are all about serving and helping the largest number of people. The down side of this is their being able to discern where, when and whom to help or they become overwhelmed. Remember, 33 combines 11 and 22 all of which are rare numbers. 33/6 also encompasses the number 6 which is about responsibility especially to others. It also represents a take charge attitude along with loyalty. There are always two sides to every number. The negative side to 33 is to become too focused on your own agenda and to care less of others. People born under 33 make great spiritual leaders, teachers and artists.


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Introduction & Number Meanings
Name Numbers
Day Numbers

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Numerology: An Introduction And Number Meanings

There are many methods that better help us understand ourselves. For many, numerology can be one of the most interesting, logical, and fun. You do not have to be a math geek to enjoy it. Numerology helps to give us a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

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