You Won't Believe How This Mom's Bump Pic Ended Up on a Porn Site

Consider this a cautionary tale.

Mom's Bump Pic Winds Up on Porn Site Facebook

File this under "worst nightmares." A mom blogger from the U.K. named Meg Ireland did what many of us do while we're expecting, and shared a picture of her growing bump on social media. Unfortunately, her photo then ended up in a place she never intended, a "preggophilia" site. Not familiar with what that is? Well, it's basically a porn site for people with a pregnancy fetish. Seriously.

Ireland shared her story in a Facebook post in an effort to warn other pregnant moms about what could happen to their bump photos.

"That time my bump went viral in a not so good way," the post begins. The mom goes on to say the particular image above, along with about 15 others, ended up on the porn site.

"I see so many people upload their bump pics and now I just gasp and hope to God they don't get into the hands of someone they shouldn't," she writes. "We shouldn't have to worry about people stealing our photos, but unfortunately it happens ALL THE TIME!"

But you haven't even heard the most messed up part. Ireland says she saw men uploading pictures of their expectant wives, sisters and sisters-in-law, and work colleagues. "I literally couldn't believe what I was seeing," she writes. I can't believe what I'm reading! Why? How? Just stop.

"Who was I to blame for this?" Ireland then ponders. "People would say I should only blame myself for uploading 'personal pictures' and that it was my own fault (even though my profile was then private). I see it differently. I didn't care that someone had screen shot my photo to show someone, it was what they did with my photo/s that made me physically sick to my stomach."

She ends her post by writing, "WHYYY should we have to sit and worry about this when uploading a photo on our social media sites?"

The takeaway: Ireland wants to caution pregnant women to be careful about who follows them on social media. I'll say! I mean, her story kinda makes me never want to share another personal photo on social media ever again. Because the truth is, once a photo is out there, you lose control of what happens to it.

In Ireland's case, she thinks her pic was taken from an online mom's group. "One person in the group was a fake and was using my picture to encourage other ladies to post pictures of their bellies so they could steal them and post them on these bizarre sites," she told Daily Mail Australia.

Luckily, this story has a happy ending. After Ireland threatened legal action, the site took down her image.

Are you thinking twice about sharing bump pics in the future?

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