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    Posted on Nov 15, 2013

    20 Annoying Things That Pregnant Women Have To Deal With

    These pregnancy bummers are guaranteed to make any expectant mom fly into a rage or burst into hysterical crying. Or both.

    1. "You Must Be Due Any Day Now!"

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    In fact, let's not make any assumptions that the lady is expecting at all, okay?

    2. "Funny" Maternity Clothes

    3. Jokes About "Pickles and Ice Cream"

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    You'll have something to say about that as soon as you finish your chocolate-covered onions!

    4. Jokes About "Eating For Two"

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    "Hahaha," said no one ever, in response to an "eating for two" comment.

    5. The Sight Of Your Partner Peacefully Sleeping At Night

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    When you're still tossing and turning at 3 A.M., the only way to relax is to imagine a violent smothering with your body pillow.

    6. When Your Partner Asks, "How Did You Sleep Last Night?"

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    Lousy! That's how you slept! Lousy!

    7. Being Told, "Well, Better Get Used To Not Sleeping"

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    (Enough said.)

    8. Post-Baby Body Media Hype

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    Because your post-pregnancy wellness has everything to do with Snooki wearing an animal-print bikini.

    9. Being Told You're Hormonal

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    Are you trying to tell me my emotions aren't real?

    10. Feeling Totally Hormonal

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    OK, if these emotions are real, everyone's in trouble.

    11. Creepy Pregnancy Products

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    You're actually expected to... cut into this and eat it?

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    And you're supposed to keep this... where?

    12. Men Who Have Sympathetic Pregnancy Symptoms

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    Your pregnancy is an excuse for him to be tired, wear a robe all the time, and eat junk food. Meanwhile, you're doing pre-natal yoga and eating quinoa flour pancakes.

    13. Shoes That Seem To Have Shrunk Overnight

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    Your cute-as-can-be LAMB shoes that cost an entire paycheck will probably never fit again.

    And Here Are Your New Shoes!

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    There are also the orthopedic sandals with socks that you save for special occasions.

    14. Concerned Strangers

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    In between doctor's visits, there's no shortage of people who are concerned that your handbag is too heavy for you to carry.

    15. Creepy Strangers

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    Need I say more?

    16. Hearing Other People's Scary Birth Stories

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    Quick, time to schedule that C-Section!

    17. Being Asked "Are You STILL Pregnant?"

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    Yes. Still.

    18. Old-Fashioned Advice About Inducing Labor

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    Castor Oil... foot massages... What is this, the Dark Ages?

    (Also The Fact That None of Those Things Work)

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    The only thing you netted from the castor oil was a bout of diarrhea. :-(

    19. The Realization That Lamaze is a Sham

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    Breathing through the pain? Using pictures of your cat as a focal point? And you paid for those classes?

    20. The Unexplainable Urge To Do It All Over Again

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    Incredibly, something that made you miserable has now made you happier than you've ever been.

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