EMPTYBAMBOOGIRL by LILLIAN LEE

So, it’s common knowledge that when you’re pregnant you shouldn’t eat raw seafood or drink beer for very good reason. But lamb? Lamb?! Well, according to Chinese superstition, if a pregnant lady eats lamb, the baby will end up with epileptic seizures.

For more food superstitions check out the BBC’s The myths about food and pregnancy and The Pregnant Athlete’s 5 Chinese pregnancy myths debunked.