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Mosquitos Like Pregnant Women

Posted by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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I hate those lil suckers. I live in TX its humid and since there is humidity and standing water we have a ton of mosquitos. Well ever since I have been pregnant they seem to love me 1000xs more than before. Anyone else

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by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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SarahFire82
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:40 PM

Texas here too! They are always bad but they seem to go for my Dh and my 5 yr old more than me. But I don't go outside that much cause its been so hot. Its nice today though!

What part of Tx are you in?

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kaygarcia97
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:40 PM


Quoting SarahFire82:

Texas here too! They are always bad but they seem to go for my Dh and my 5 yr old more than me. But I don't go outside that much cause its been so hot. Its nice today though!

What part of Tx are you in?


Magnolia/The Woodlands area. Its off 1-45.

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SarahFire82
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:44 PM

Oh cool I am in Houston area too, closer to downtown right off 1-10 east and 610 loop.

kaygarcia97
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:46 PM


Quoting SarahFire82:

Oh cool I am in Houston area too, closer to downtown right off 1-10 east and 610 loop.


I was JUST over there yesterday. My sister and I went to the Galleria Mall.. and got stuck in the elevator and had a major panic attack lol.

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SarahFire82
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 2:49 PM


Quoting kaygarcia97:


Quoting SarahFire82:

Oh cool I am in Houston area too, closer to downtown right off 1-10 east and 610 loop.


I was JUST over there yesterday. My sister and I went to the Galleria Mall.. and got stuck in the elevator and had a major panic attack lol.

Oh no thats horrible! that place is huge I haven't been there in years. My sister loves the Galleria but its too big for me lol! Glad you're ok!

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PoodleMum
by Bronze Member on Sep. 29, 2010 at 12:41 AM

It's actually a scientific fact that mosquitos love pregnant women more :(  It has something to do with breathing more heavily and the lactic acid that we're giving off.  So lame...

rebecca_bullard
by on Sep. 29, 2010 at 12:47 AM

Mosquitoes like blood that is lower in iron....it doesnt have as much of that metallic taste.

They are also attracted to lots of perfumes/colognes

They tend to be more attracted to women

The best #1 defense against mosquitoes (without covering yourself in toxic bug spray) is body odor. Gross I know. But seriously....stinky men who dont wear deodorant NEVER get bit.

RazmatazzBt
by on Sep. 29, 2010 at 2:28 AM

lol I also experienced this a couple weeks ago...my legs have scars where I scratched the crap out of them.

pregowithfifth
by on Sep. 29, 2010 at 2:32 AM

yup it is proven that they will attack a pregnant woman standing in a crowd of people the pregnant woman gets the most bites.  When I was prego I would not even go outside unless I had to because they would swarm to me.

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