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Why does my MIL keep implying that I am huge when everyone else says I look small for how far along I am?

Everyone but my MIL says that I'm just starting to actually look pregnant... she asked me today if I was sure my due date was right (I'm 28 wks)...
She is 71 yrs old... is this a generational thing or what?

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Asked by elizabiza at 5:15 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • her vision is probably going i wouldnt take it personally

    Answer by katiekruschke at 5:17 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Maybe she is jealous that she wasn't as small as you when she was pregnant? Lol I don't know, but I wouldn't put too much stock into it. As long as your baby is healthy, that is all that matters. :-) Congrats btw!

    Answer by nicolemstacy at 5:17 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • i think all MIL's can be nasty at times. My Mil didnt like what we were naming our son, her reasoning was that it was two long, too many syllables (her words) I was like umm.. its only 2 syllables, and your sons(my dh) name has 2 also

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 5:18 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • because shes a pain in the rear?? lol thats my only deduction ..

    Answer by Kittty_Katt at 5:18 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • MIL's are a pain in the butt. She's five to one just trying to be a know it all....

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 5:38 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • maybe she thinks it shows she cares IDK

    Answer by Mommy_0f_many at 6:31 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • If she's anything like my MIL she's just spouting crap to sound important. Ignore her, that's what I do with mine.

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:05 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Because she's a mother-in-law which almost by default = passive aggressive jealous woman.

    Answer by MandyRowland at 10:45 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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