back to top

12 Of The Strangest Things Women Have Heard While Pregnant

People will talk about your pregnancy whether you like it or not. After a long day of dealing with comments from strangers, treat yourself to some relaxation with Ocean Spray® Mocktails, new, non-alcoholic juice drinks inspired by your favorite cocktails.

Posted on

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to send us stories of the strange things people have said to them during their pregnancy. Here are some surprising stories:


Fox / Via

"An acquaintance put his face right up to my belly and started yell-singing. When I told him to stop, he protested. 'But the baby needs to know my voice!' Dude, we're barely even friends, so no."

Justine Fitting via Facebook


The CW / Via

"I was about seven months pregnant and when a little girl saw me walk by, she held out her arms toward my stomach and yelled 'ball!'"



Fox / Via

"One kid at work asked me if babies came out the front end, the rear end, or via surgery. I told them ask their parents."

Laura Lovaglio via Facebook


We TV / Via

"'How is your cervix?'

Just fine, thanks."



NBC / Via

"'Are you pregnant? Or…do you just look like that?' I’m seven months pregnant with my third. Question asked by a 14-year-old girl."



ABC / Via

"I was in Las Vegas, and this lady wanted to rub my belly for luck. Like I was Buddha."

Juliet Violette via Facebook


E! / Via

"Seems like you swallowed a watermelon seed!"



NBC / Via

"A lady told me that boys give beauty and girls take it…then she told me I was definitely having a girl. Thanks, random lady, for calling me ugly!"



NBC / Via

"I had a cashier ask if I was producing milk yet."

Ammi Lung Tucker via Facebook


CBS / Via

"From my mother-in-law as I was trying to zip up my jacket: 'Don’t crush my grandson. I don’t care about you!'"



NBC / Via

"A lady asked me if I wanted to know the sex of my baby. And said she could tell if I gave her a lock of hair from myself and husband and let her 'sense the aura' of the babies future bedroom. Uh-nuh, I’m good."



NBC / Via

"A girl I had gone to school with saw me in the store and told me I looked like my baby was about to 'fall out.' I didn't know how to feel about that one."


Need a little me-time, moms? There's no better way to unwind than with Ocean Spray® Mocktails. The taste will take you away!

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Want to be featured on BuzzFeed? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.