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Yowoto pregnant woman looking at camera smiling

  • Cow clipart
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    1/ 10
    "Moo..." I’m not kidding. It happened. A friend’s husband actually thought it would be funny to say this in the eighth month of her pregnancy. Needless to say, he gets saddled with diaper duty every time their one-year-old little calf has the loosies. Boo, hoo!
  • Yowoto pregnant woman with doctor
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    2/ 10
    “You’ll be 70 by the time she gets married!” Because a woman wants to feel fat AND old. At the same time. Just about as much as you’d enjoy a root canal and a kick on your solar plexus.
  • Yowoto woman eating chocolate
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    3/ 10
    “Don’t eat that!” Unless you’re a close friend or family, don’t touch her food. She’ll sit on you and squash you like a bug.
  • Yowoto mexican chilli with hat clipart
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    4/ 10
    “Does the gas bother you?” Do you expect her to say, “Not at all. I particularly enjoy the window-shaking, husband-waking fumes in the middle of the night. Do you want a demo?”
  • Yowoto medication with syringe
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    5/ 10
    “Epidurals have a high risk of paralysis, you know…” What do you say! None of the 300 videos on childbirth and 200 books on pregnancy mentioned that!
  • Yowoto pregnant woman measuring her weight using weighing scale
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    6/ 10
    “Getting rid of the baby fat is really tough…” Be prepared for her to comes back with, “It seems so. Five years on and you’re still carrying it.”
  • Yowoto blonde woman holding pregnancy test stick
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    7/ 10
    “Is it planned?” We don’t know about the baby, but clearly, talking to you is a mistake.
  • Yowoto sitting happy pregnant woman with twins
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    8/ 10
    “Are you carrying twins?” At least she’s pregnant. What’s your excuse?
  • Yowoto feet of couple in bed
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    9/ 10
    “How do you have sex?” Why? Has it been so long that you’ve forgotten how it’s done?
  • Yowoto woman delivering baby in hospital
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    10/ 10
    “How does a whole baby come out of that tiny little area?” Great dialogue delivery. Were you auditioning for the lead role in the poor mommy-to-be’s nightmare?


  • Cow clipart
    iStockphoto/Thinkstock
    1/10
    "Moo...": I’m not kidding. It happened. A friend’s husband actually thought it would be funny to say this in the eighth month of her pregnancy. Needless to say, he gets saddled with diaper duty every time their one-year-old little calf has the loosies. Boo, hoo!
  • Yowoto pregnant woman with doctor
    nyul/iStock/Thinkstock
    2/10
    “You’ll be 70 by the time she gets married!”: Because a woman wants to feel fat AND old. At the same time. Just about as much as you’d enjoy a root canal and a kick on your solar plexus.
  • Yowoto woman eating chocolate
    Monkey Business/Thinkstock
    3/10
    “Don’t eat that!”: Unless you’re a close friend or family, don’t touch her food. She’ll sit on you and squash you like a bug.
  • Yowoto mexican chilli with hat clipart
    Carla Scornavacco/iStock/Thinkstock
    4/10
    “Does the gas bother you?”: Do you expect her to say, “Not at all. I particularly enjoy the window-shaking, husband-waking fumes in the middle of the night. Do you want a demo?”
  • Yowoto medication with syringe
    iStockphoto/Thinkstock
    5/10
    “Epidurals have a high risk of paralysis, you know…”: What do you say! None of the 300 videos on childbirth and 200 books on pregnancy mentioned that!
  • Yowoto pregnant woman measuring her weight using weighing scale
    Polka Dot Images/Polka Dot/Thinkstock
    6/10
    “Getting rid of the baby fat is really tough…”: Be prepared for her to comes back with, “It seems so. Five years on and you’re still carrying it.”
  • Yowoto blonde woman holding pregnancy test stick
    Eyecandy Images/Thinkstock
    7/10
    “Is it planned?”: We don’t know about the baby, but clearly, talking to you is a mistake.
  • Yowoto sitting happy pregnant woman with twins
    iStockphoto/Thinkstock
    8/10
    “Are you carrying twins?”: At least she’s pregnant. What’s your excuse?
  • Yowoto feet of couple in bed
    iStockphoto/Thinkstock
    9/10
    “How do you have sex?”: Why? Has it been so long that you’ve forgotten how it’s done?
  • Yowoto woman delivering baby in hospital
    Michele Piacquadio/Hemera/Thinkstock
    10/10
    “How does a whole baby come out of that tiny little area?”: Great dialogue delivery. Were you auditioning for the lead role in the poor mommy-to-be’s nightmare?
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Mum’s The Word: Don’t Say These Things To Mums-To-Be!

2013-02-21 15:10:00 +0530

From the artlessly innocent to eerily over-familiar, here are the things pregnant women are tired of hearing. Plus, we give you caustic responses for the next time someone lectures you about epidurals!

Every pregnant woman has had to deal with thoughtless comments about her weight, swollen nose or cheeseburger craving. Good-natured or not, it doesn't stop the mum from wanting to punch the speaker in the nose. Click on the image above to see topics best avoided if you have a pregnant woman around. Thank us later!

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Mum’s The Word: Don’t Say These Things To Mums-To-Be!

2013-02-21 15:10:00 +0530

From the artlessly innocent to eerily over-familiar, here are the things pregnant women are tired of hearing. Plus, we give you caustic responses for the next time someone lectures you about epidurals!

Every pregnant woman has had to deal with thoughtless comments about her weight, swollen nose or cheeseburger craving. Good-natured or not, it doesn't stop the mum from wanting to punch the speaker in the nose. Click on the image above to see topics best avoided if you have a pregnant woman around. Thank us later!

Click here to view the slideshow.


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sam74100/iStock/Thinkstock

Mum’s The Word: Don’t Say These Things To Mums-To-Be!

2013-02-21 15:10:00 +0530

From the artlessly innocent to eerily over-familiar, here are the things pregnant women are tired of hearing. Plus, we give you caustic responses for the next time someone lectures you about epidurals!

Every pregnant woman has had to deal with thoughtless comments about her weight, swollen nose or cheeseburger craving. Good-natured or not, it doesn't stop the mum from wanting to punch the speaker in the nose. Click on the image above to see topics best avoided if you have a pregnant woman around. Thank us later!

Click here to view the slideshow.