Please Stop Saying This to Pregnant Women

Send this to all of your never-been-pregnant friends—stat.

woman holding her ears not wanting to hear

Pregnancy is a magical time for a woman. But it's also a time of bodily changes, awkwardness and discomfort. Why would you want to pile on more awkwardness by saying something foolish? That's right, you wouldn't. So read on and learn the nine things that you should never, ever say to a pregnant woman.

"You look like you're about to pop!" No woman wants to hear this. You might as well tell her she's a hippo.

"You're so hungry." See "hippo" above. It's never a smart move to comment on how much a pregnant woman eats. That's a fast track to getting in trouble.

"Well, when I was pregnant, I [INSERT 'HELPFUL' COMMENT]" Just tell her she's a bad mother already. That's what you meant, wasn't it? Because that's what she heard.

"That's just your hormones talking." No. No it's not. And you're about to find out how much it's not.

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By Kristen Droesch

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