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    A Reminder To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Pregnant That Your Body Is Beautiful

    F*ck 'em, dude.

    When you're pregnant, the whole world thinks they get to talk about your body.

    "Wow you're huge! What do you mean you're only three months? Are you sure there aren't twins in there?"

    Alternately, they might not think you're big enough, and try to force feed you sandwiches.

    But there's something I want you to know.

    No matter what shape you are? No matter how much you've gained, or lost, or stagnated, or caught up to your mother, or doubled down from your last baby?

    You're f*cking gorgeous, mama.

    That beautiful body you're rocking is making a baby.

    You don't owe belly access to anyone. You're not Santa Claus.

    Maybe you love when people fawn over your growing bump.

    But maybe you don't. That's okay too. You'll have a lot of boundaries to set as a parent, this is just the beginning.

    Maybe you revel in it when folks tell you you're glowing.

    But maybe you just wish people would stop calling it out every time you start to sweat.

    So I just wanted to take a moment to appreciate you, pregnant women of earth.

    You put up with a lot of bullshit.


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