Durian Myths: Will Eating Durian While Pregnant Make My Baby Grow Bigger?

Many pregnant women believe that eating durian during pregnancy will ensure the baby grows big and strong. Durian guru Tan See Cheng explains this further in the video, as well as provides some tips on how to counteract durian’s “heaty” quality:


However, while durian may help an unborn baby gain weight in certain situations, there is no scientific proof that durian is a pregnancy superfood, says Dr Goh Shen Li, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in SL Goh Women’s Clinic at Mount Alvernia Medical Centre D.

Here’s what pregnant women should know before indulging in the King of Fruit:

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Text: Young Parents