Pomelo Leaves Myth

To stop a baby from crying non-stop bathe him with pomelo leaves.
Reason: Pomelos are supposed to have cleansing properties against spirits so bathing with the leaves will drive the spirits away.
True or False?

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Tissue Paper Myth

Place a piece of wet tissue on your baby’s forehead to stop hiccups.
Reason: I honestly do not know and neither does the contributor of this myth.
True or False?

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Black Thread Myth

Tie a piece of black thread on the ring finger to cure or prevent a stye from becoming worse.
Reason: I am not sure but according to my late grandmother, the thread is supposed to tie the root of the stye and kill it.
True or False?

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Underwear myth

If your baby sleeps all day and stays awake during the night you should put a pair of his father’s underwear upside down above his head for a couple of days.

Reason: It is believed that the baby’s sleeping pattern is upside down therefore by placing the underwear in the upside down position it will revert the baby’s sleeping pattern to “normal”.

True or False?

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