To us outsiders, being pregnant seems like such a beautiful experience. Months of researching baby names, learning about the human body during doctor’s appointments, and bringing a new life into this world. Honestly, it sounds so magical.
But the everyday life of pregnancy is so much more than that. And way less glamorous than the movies want us to believe. Stylish maternity clothes are really expensive and hard to find, and that “glow” that everyone keeps mentioning is more sweat than sprinkles.
To paint you a more accurate picture of what it’s really like to grow a human being in your belly, Bored Panda has compiled a list of honest posts that mothers and their loved ones made about them expecting.