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{The Only} Four Things to Say to Any Pregnant Woman

{The Only} Four Things to Say to Any Pregnant Woman

Alright. I've been quiet. Maybe occasionally I've been a little passive aggressive. However, now that I am no longer pregnant and am far enough removed to reflect, I have something to say for all the pregnant women out there. On more than one occasion, my pregnant friends have shared some of the ridiculous things people say to them. Instead of making a list of things not to say, I've decided to do you a solid. Here is a four point pocket reference of what to say to the pregnant women in your life. 

1. "You are beautiful." 

Any variation of this is grand. You are: pretty, stunning, gorgeous, sexy, looking great, looking good, fabulous, etc. If you are her significant other or very close friend, bonus points for complimenting her beautiful..ahemm.. assets :).

 

2. "You are doing an amazing job!"

Variations include but are not limited to: You are kicking ass! You are doing a wonderful job! You are incredible! You are so strong! You are absolutely rocking this! Etc. Etc. Etc.

 

3. "May I help you?"

Variations include: Holding the door, picking up a dropped item, gladly passing a second helping of food with a giant smile on your face, handing over the double shot latte with a smile, watching her other kid(s) while she naps, dropping off preggo pops, holding her hair back if/when she pukes. Etc. Etc. Etc. 

4. And finally: "Here is a gift certificate for a massage/mani/pedi/restaurant/store."

Enough said! 

Things To Consider When Deciding on Birth Photography

Things To Consider When Deciding on Birth Photography

Six Months!?!?!

Six Months!?!?!