15 Things People Need To Stop Saying To Pregnant Women Already



1. “Whoa, look at that big belly! Are you having twins?”

"Whoa, look at that big belly! Are you having twins?"

HAHAHAHAHA. Nope, just the one, but thanks for that.



2. “Oh, I can tell it’s a boy/girl because you’re carrying most of the weight in your face.”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

Just…stop talking.



3. “You know, they say that baby girls in the womb steal all the beauty from their pregnant mothers.”

"You know, they say that baby girls in the womb steal all the beauty from their pregnant mothers."

What the hell am I supposed to do with that?



4. When finding out your baby’s sex: “Oh, don’t worry, I’m sure the next one will be a boy/girl!”


15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

Oh, I’m sorry — will YOU be carrying “the next one” and paying for its college education? NO? Then let’s just worry about the one I’m having now.



5. “Ugh, I do not want to have kids. Ever.”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

And that’s your choice! I’m excited about mine! Isn’t it great to decide what’s right for yourself?



6. “Shouldn’t you be eating a little healthier?”

"Shouldn't you be eating a little healthier?"

Shouldn’t you shut the hell up and hand me a doughnut?



7. “Remember, whatever weight you put on, you’re gonna have to lose it eventually!”

"Remember, whatever weight you put on, you're gonna have to lose it eventually!"

I HAVE TO? Says who? How about I just work on keeping myself and my baby healthy and happy?



8. “I thought you wanted a career.”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

And maybe I still do! It’s lovely to have options.



9. “I read this article about vaccines…”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

I’m gonna stop you riiiiight there. Please don’t give me your internet-sourced advice on the healthcare of my child.



10. “I have to tell you the horror story of my friend’s birth experience.”

"I have to tell you the horror story of my friend's birth experience."

No, really. You don’t.



11. “What’s your plan for getting your body back after the baby is born?”

"What's your plan for getting your body back after the baby is born?"

I’m pretty sure my body is still right here, growing a miracle.



12. “But kids are SO expensive!”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

I know! But, I decided to have one anyway. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯



13. Stranger at Panera Bread: “Whatever you do don’t have a C-section! They tore me up and spilled my guts out. Also, this bread bowl is amazing — you should try it.”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

Yes. This conversation actually happened to me.



14. “Ugh, I’m never gonna see you after you pop this kid out!”

"Ugh, I'm never gonna see you after you pop this kid out!"

I’m having a baby, not dying. But thanks for your faith in our friendship.



15. “What parenting style are you guys doing?”

15 Things Pregnant Women Are So Damn Tired Of Hearing

Um, our parenting style is keep the kid alive, and try to raise someone who is not a total asshole.


Source: buzzfeed.com