Mom Tells the Too-Real Truth About Pregnancy in These Hilarious Cartoons

Tanvier Peart | Feb 14, 2017 Being a Mom
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  • The Wonderful Taste of Vomit in Your Mouth

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    Just when you think crossing into the second trimester will save you from nausea and upchucking your lunch ... BAM, you get an unexpected blast from the past. While throwing up in the later trimesters isn't super common, just know it can -- and sometimes does, at the most freaking undesirable time ever -- happen.

  • Unsolicited Opinions

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    Where's the "like" button for this illustration? It's so freaking true! You would think people who find out you're expecting would be happy about it, but of course, there are a few shady individuals who love taking jabs at you -- including asking why you "waited so long" to get pregnant, how you'll support your child, and why you look so damn big. Seriously?!

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  • Stuck Between a Bump & a Hard Place

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    As wonderful as that pregnancy bump is, it sure can leave you in some pretty sticky situations. Not only can tying your shoelaces feel like a major accomplishment, but so can trying to squeeze between cars during a shopping expedition -- among other now laughable events that will frustrate the crap out of you! 

  • Going Toe-to-Toe With the Scale

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    Doctors might have specific recommendations when it comes to pregnancy weight gain, but boy, oh BOY, is the struggle to not indulge your cravings REAL! Should you happen to be pregnant, with a couple bags of chips and random fruit slices in your purse right now, please know you aren't alone.

  • Cursing Out the 'Due Date' That's Come & Gone

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    Hell hath no fury quite like a tired pregnant woman who's questioning when the heck her baby is going to make his or her grand debut. As fun as being pregnant is, smiles start to fade away past week 39. Just come out and play, Baby!

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  • When Labor & Delivery Attendants Act Like You're Not in the Worst Pain

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    Bless those who help bring babies into the world, because they see, hear, and put up with A LOT. Then again, there are some who always seem to ask one too many questions, or act like your deep breathing and painful moans through contractions aren't really that serious. You'll likely want to bite their heads off, but just know the people supporting you during your labor are coming from a good place.

    ... Sometimes annoying, but still a good place.

  • There Will (Likely) Be Poop

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    There's really no explanation needed for this common delivery reality. Sometimes, laboring moms push out a little more than intended trying to get baby out -- and it's good to know it can happen. These are the things you gotta know!

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