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PSA: Thank Your Mom On Your Birthday

Or whoever else needs it.

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So it's your birthday, and you want to celebrate.

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I get it, it's the anniversary of YOU entering the world, and you're SO HAPPY to be here.

OK, angels MAY have been involved, but they didn't place you directly on Earth. You made a "quick" nine-month pit stop first...IN YOUR MOM'S UTERUS.
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OK, angels MAY have been involved, but they didn't place you directly on Earth. You made a "quick" nine-month pit stop first...IN YOUR MOM'S UTERUS.

Let's take a quick trip down memory lane to see what actually happened on the day of your birth.

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You were in a warm sac snuggling against your mom's fluffy insides.

Basically a luxury hot tub for fetuses.
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Basically a luxury hot tub for fetuses.

On "your" birthday, after freeloading IN HER BODY FOR NINE MONTHS — her water broke, most likely ruining something she loved, like her bed.

Way to go. Ruining your mom's bed.
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Way to go. Ruining your mom's bed.

Followed by painful contractions that gently rocked you back and forth.

Oh no, did you spill your fetus martini from the gentle rocking?
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Oh no, did you spill your fetus martini from the gentle rocking?

This was your mom.

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This was you.

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This was your dad.

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This was you.

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FOR 8 TO 18-PLUS HOURS

And I won't even draw what would be going on if she had a cesarean 'cause I don't think you could handle it.
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And I won't even draw what would be going on if she had a cesarean 'cause I don't think you could handle it.

So next time you're asking your parents for something for "your" birthday.

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Maybe take a step back and think, What can I get them? Lord knows your mom will never get her vajayjay back.

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FYI, the adoption/surrogate process is just as emotionally long and painful as a physical birth is, so you're not exempt from this if that's how you got here.

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