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11 things you should NEVER say to someone who's pregnant

Section: Month by Month

Pregnancy is a blessing, but it's also exhausting and the last thing we want is to be commented on ALL the time by friends, family and even worse - people we've just met. Yes we know we're the size of a bus, we're dreading the thought of giving birth, and no - we don't want to hear your age-old myths about girl or boy shaped bumps. 

These one-liners are sure to ring a few bells!

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1. "Man, I slept so well!"

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2. "Apparently giving birth is like pushing a watermelon out of your vagina..."

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3. "Have you still not had the baby?!"

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4. "Would you like a glass of wine? Just kidding - you're pregnant!"

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5. "Oh yeah? That's an interesting name."

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6. "Will this be your last one?” (whispers) “Because of your age?”

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7. "It must be nice going on maternity leave, you get to just stay home all day"

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8. "Was it planned?"

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9. "Calm down, your pregnancy hormones are really playing up."

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10. "I hope you can get your figure back."

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11. "You're so young to be having a baby..."

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