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Most annoying things people say to you when you are pregnant?

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AlpacaYourThings Wed 24-Dec-14 06:13:40

I'm 16+3 and still have chronic nausea and sickness.

If one more person says to me, "Oh, I thought it stopped after 12 weeks" or "You'll be fine by X weeks" I don't think I can be held responsible for the hormonal rage that will ensue.

magpieginglebells Wed 24-Dec-14 06:18:12

'You think you're tired now, wait until the baby's here ...' I'm getting. Much more sleep with a baby!

'Eat ginger biscuits' after vomiting and being on anti sickness tablets for almost all my pregnancy, was far past the ginger biscuits stage.

GlitzAndGigglesx Wed 24-Dec-14 06:21:29

"You're gonna get fat now" no I'm not. I'm going to gain weight yes because there's a fucking human inside of me!!

Also can't stand being asked if I WANT a girl or boy. A happy healthy baby would be nice regardless of gender!

AlpacaYourThings Wed 24-Dec-14 06:22:13

Yes, the ginger biscuits suggestion fangry I hate ginger!

GlitzAndGigglesx Wed 24-Dec-14 06:22:25

magpie ginger biscuits were causing my sis to be sick! Yet people still told her to have ginger containing products

ISolemnlySwearIveBeenGoodSanta Wed 24-Dec-14 06:25:21

Not pregnant but...

"Oh another one??" hmm

Can't for the life of me understand how the first, maybe second child are exciting, any more and you've either had more than your fair share or you're considered mad.

Mulderandskully Wed 24-Dec-14 06:45:44

When you're nervous in early pregnancy of miscarriage- "everything will be fine " - wtf would you know?

Everytime you get annoyed "it's your hormones"

I think it's a girl. It looks dainty in the scan picture (eh?)

ChaircatMiaow Wed 24-Dec-14 06:50:14

From both people I know and absolute randomers: "you're huuuuuuuuge".

I am 5 foot nothing, still a size 6 but thanks a million, I hadn't noticed I have a baby in my belly. Feck off!!!

Sonics Wed 24-Dec-14 06:54:36

First baby for us and getting lots of "make the most of the peace and quiet", "enjoy putting your feet up" etc etc when that is exactly what I am already doing!

I also suffered MS until about 25 weeks and the "helpful" ginger tea suggestions started to get really annoying

scrivette Wed 24-Dec-14 06:58:30

'Sickness will stop at 12 weeks' (it didn't with my first) and 'have a ginger biscuit' ahhhh! I am throwing up 4/5 times a day and the mere thought of ginger biscuits makes me want to throw up!

donkir Wed 24-Dec-14 07:14:32

Walking back from school run a few weeks back and a mother who never usually even says good morning piped up "oh Donkir you can't even tell your pregnant from behind, apart from the waddle."
Good morning to you too!

ChickenMe Wed 24-Dec-14 07:54:03

When I was nervous about miscarriage "oh if you do have a miscarriage it means it wasn't meant to be"

When I had some bleeding "you've been over doing it" (I'd been doing very little!)

"Are you going to have another one?"- er I haven't had this one yet?!

Becca1818 Wed 24-Dec-14 07:58:06

I was at a family party recently and MIL introduced me to someone I hadn't met before by saying "oh have you met my grandson"... Um I'm not an incubator and I have a name! I was very annoyed to say the least!!

bakingmad83 Wed 24-Dec-14 08:00:01

"You're so tiny." I even had someone at 32 weeks tell me I looked no different than normal, which I was a bit insulted as to me I had a very obvious bump!

Towards the end it's "Any news?" "Any signs?" "Is he here yet?" I know people only mean well and are excited for you, but 4 texts yesterday from one of my friends was a bit overkill.

cuppateaandtoast Wed 24-Dec-14 08:01:50

You are huge. Or goodness you seem big for your dates. Er no. I measure absolutely normal

swampytiggaa Wed 24-Dec-14 08:05:30

Pregnant with number five I got 'you want to get a telly love' from the butcher.

I told him I had one but preferred having sex then walked out. Never used his shop again actually.

AnythingNotEverything Wed 24-Dec-14 08:11:36

It is planned?

DC3. Married. Small but not tiny age gap. And more importantly, we're responsible grown ups.

I find it very rude.

KittyandTeal Wed 24-Dec-14 08:17:16

I've had low blood pressure so have been freezing for the past 3 months.

People looking at me with confused faces and saying 'but your pregnant, you're meant to be hot'.

I can't moan really as most people have just been lovely and just asking how I am rather than making assumptions.

NinjaPanda34 Wed 24-Dec-14 08:23:23

I'm pregnant with twins... Best quotes so far include...

"are you sure it's not triplets?"

"oh I knew someone who was having twins and one of them died"hmm

"oooh double trouble"

"two boys eh? You'll have your hands full" no shit sherlock!! And I thought it was going to be a walk in the park!!

"you'll never go full term"

"was it buy one, get one free?!" fuck the fuck off! Have you seen the price of double prams????

"was it ivf?" erm no it wasn't, but what the fuck business of yours is it to ask that?

"do twins run in the family" yawn... Yes
(and breathe...) smile

avocadotoast Wed 24-Dec-14 08:23:59

I swear anyone who suggests ginger biscuits has never actually tried to stop morning sickness with them. They make everything worse for me (too acidic I think!).

avocadotoast Wed 24-Dec-14 08:24:54

Anything oh my gosh yes that too! People have been asking me that. It's my first pregnancy as well. So rude.

GetTheRedTinselOut Wed 24-Dec-14 08:26:03

"Oh, you're still being sick? That should have stopped at 12 weeks"

Really??? Goodness, I wish SOMEONE had mentioned that before now!! I'm 22 weeks with bloody Hyperemesis fangry

Number3cometome Wed 24-Dec-14 09:18:39

My Mother last night "You look pale"

NO SHIT SHERLOCK! I've been fucking rough for weeks!!


comeagainforbigfudge Wed 24-Dec-14 09:25:01

The ginger one annoys me.

As does "was it planned" - why yes, yes it was. Although I'm now tempted to say it's an alien. Just to see faces!

Also is it kicking yet? (This was at 13 weeks. Had no bump yet and they also wanted to touch my belly! Wtf ! !!)

The "thought ms stooped at 12 weeks" cracks me up as I'm 16 weeks, still need cycling 3x a day plus the occasional buccaneer just to get thru a day. Gah!

rant over

comeagainforbigfudge Wed 24-Dec-14 09:25:45


I hate auto-correct

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