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21 People You Meet When You're Expecting A Baby

They can make nine months seem like an eternity.

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4. The Homebirther

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They strongly campaign for you to have a home birth, and show you photos of their home births that either convince you or make you say, "Oh, hell, no!"

5. The Ultrasound Technician

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They're either your favorite person (printing perfect photos of your baby in utero and saying, "Do you want to know the sex?"), or your least favorite person as they stare at the screen and mumble, "The baby just won't cooperate today."

6. The Police Officer

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They watch you like a hawk and are quick to say things like, "Should you be eating that?" and "Are you supposed be doing that?"

7. The Comedian

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They never miss a chance to make hilarious jokes like, "Look at you! What are you having? Quintuplets?" and "Hey, big fella, you sure it's yours?"

12. The Obstetrician

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They can be warm and supportive or aloof and clinical; brilliant or inept. No matter what, though, you will never forget them.

14. The Reminscer

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They think that because you're about to have a kid you want to listen to them go on and on about what it was like for them to have kids.

16. The Grandma

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They come up to you at the mall and say things like, "God bless you, honey," and "What a gift you're giving to your parents. There's no greater gift than a grand baby!"

18. The Social Worker

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They come to your house when you're trying to adopt and are either really nice, or annoy you by saying stuff like, "IF you get this child..."

20. The Mansplaining Mentor

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These self-appointed gurus dole out long-winded advice peppered with anecdotes that start, "When my wife was pregnant she..."

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