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What no one ever told you about pregnancy or motherhood

Ex: No one ever told me my linea negra might not ever go away

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No one ever told me that everyone and their mom will stop by to see you (the baby really) when you get home from the hospital and all you really want is to be left alone for at least a good week so you can recooperate and let your hormones adjust.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:16 PM on Oct. 5, 2009 in General Parenting

Answers (24)
  • No one ever told me how hard breastfeeding is at first... but in the long run it's way easier than formula feeding
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:17 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • No one ever told me that morning sickness is a just a nickname for all-day and all-night sickness.
    mogencreative

    Answer by mogencreative at 10:17 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • Just how devastating post pardom depression can be.... love my baby and didn't neglet or want to hurt her or anything.... but cried uncontrolably for weeks... and no body especially my husband understood... he made me feel worse actuallly
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:19 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • no body could even try to explain just how much I would love this tiny new person!
    marchma2b

    Answer by marchma2b at 10:20 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • no one ever told me that EVERYONE will judge me on who i raise my child .. and she's only FOUR MONTHS .. boy oh boy, do I have some getting used to.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:20 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • that you'll never sleep a good nights sleep ever again like once your in your third trimester until forever... cuz even when they grown and out the house... you still worry bout them
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • yeah no one told me just how much others would tell me how to raise my child... even when I didn't ask for their help
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:22 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • that you'd go thru like ten panty liners a day preggo.... lot of different kind of leaking going on down there... lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:23 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • Well I knew that you hair grew more while pregnant, but they never told me it would grow more on my rear too!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:26 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

  • That your stomach isn't the only place you can get stretch marks!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Oct. 5, 2009

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