We all know pregnancy can be an extraordinary time, full of hope and anticipation. But, as any mum will tell you, it isn’t always easy – there are plenty of challenges along the way. In this blog post,
we’re sharing the worst comments Mums have received while pregnant to give you a little insight into what it’s like to be a woman in today’s society.
We hope that by reading these stories, you can better understand the challenges and prejudices pregnant women face every day.
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Mum’s Tales: The Worst Comments They’ve Received While Pregnant
There’s nothing quite like knowing you’re carrying your partner and their child inside of you. However, some unlucky pregnant women have to deal with rude comments from strangers.
Here are six examples of the worst things people have said to pregnant women:
“You’re going to give birth to a monster.”
“How do you expect to survive this? You’ll be miserable.”
“Don’t worry, the baby will get plenty of exercise.” ( WRONG! )
“You’re going to miss out on all the fun.” ( WRONG AGAIN! )
“Why don’t you just go ahead and abort that thing?” (This one gets under our skin!) 6. “Why don’t you just put it in an oven or something?”
The Worst Comments Mums Have Received While Pregnant
Comments that mothers have received during pregnant range from ignorant to offensive, but none are more upsetting than the ones that insinuate they’re not fit to be mothers. Here are five of the worst:
“You’ll probably just end up hating your kids because you can’t handle being a mom.”
“Do you know how much work it is to raise a child?”
“You don’t even look like you could take care of a baby!”
“Aren’t you going to get huge? You’ll never be able to take care of yourself.”
“Why do you want another baby when you already have one?”
Before any woman becomes pregnant, she knows that some mean comments will be made about her body. But Mum’s Tales: The Worst Comments They’ve Received While Pregnant takes things to a new level. Some words are so vile and hurtful that the women had to share them to warn other mothers-to-be.
From being called “fat” and “ugly” to having their weight compared to horses or babies, these moms have all experienced something horrific while carrying their children inside them. Hopefully, by reading this article, you will never have to go through anything similar yourself.