Just got asked how many months pregnant I am… I'm not… lol

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
413 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Muckenthaler Cultural Center

It happened to me at the dog park a couple years ago, lol

Post # 4
484 posts
Helper bee

While ordering at Wendy’s the cashier asked how far along was I? Probably one of the few times I was left speechless. Started dieting immediately after that and lost 30lbs. So I guess in away i should thank the cashier for reminding me I was 2 burgers away from using an electric cart at walmart. 🙂

Post # 5
8282 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

What an asshole!! Sorry you had to hear that. Sometimes I wonder if people think that about me cuz I’ve gained my pop belly back & even say to myself wow I look pregnant. 

Post # 6
919 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@krayzay87:  yeah, my family makes a lot of pregnant comments to me and it’s very annoying. My mom and aunt thought I was in denial about being pregnant even though my OBGYN tested me and everything. Also, I have this thing called feelings lol.


Post # 8
1287 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

This happened to me a couple of weeks ago!! I was cashing out at a gas station, coffee and gum.  I WAS wearing a cotton blouse that had tie type of thing under my boobs, so yes, the shirt billows out at the belly.  Regardless, the lady asked me how far along I was, and where did I get that maternity shirt?!  I replied “I am NOT preggo, and this shirt was older, so not in stores most likely”.  She quickly stammered she was sorry, that I am SKINNY much like her daughter-in-law whom is pregnant, and did not look pregnant, but the top looked maternity.  I told her it was fine, thanks for the ummm…compliment…and to have a nice day.


I was very irritated, and at that point second guessing my outfit choice for the day, because I had anxiety that I looked like I was wearing maternity, when really I thought I picked a nice, kinda trendy top to wear to work!!






Post # 9
9412 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

This is exactly why I never ask that question – and I can’t believe that anyone actually does. Unless you know for sure, and how could you possibly know with absolute certainty about a stranger, then don’t say anything.

Sorry, OP. That was not very nice of her! 

Post # 10
885 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

That’s just plain rude!  Hopefully she was embarrassed enough to learn not to ask someone that question again.

I’ve never had a stranger ask me, but once my mom asked “Is there any way you could be pregnant right now??”  Thanks ma!

Post # 11
573 posts
Busy bee

@MrsPanda99:  EXACTLY and it could cause real hurt to someone if they are not pregnant but really long to be.  Just don’t even go there!

Post # 12
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

People like that need to be punched in the face.


Post # 13
446 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

It happened to me at the nail salon about a month ago.  I was wearing a shirt that did not look the best and possibly was a bit tight.  That day, I was a bit bloated and I carry all of my weight in my belly.  I’ve lost around 50 lbs in the past 2 years so it was a blow to me.  In a way, I do not want to go to that nail salon again.

Post # 14
1007 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

It happened to me many years ago, I ran into a former co-worker of mine while at the grocery store. She happened to be my cashier, and asked me something to the effect of how soon I was due (ouch). I looked at her, confused, but didn’t even respond. Later when I got home, I realized that the slip-on beach cover up I was wearing made me look preggo. Ack!! To this day, I have not worn that thing anywhere outside of the house.

Post # 15
2740 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

@MrsPanda99:  +100.

I never ask (even if it’s very obvious to me that a woman is pregnant) and I can’t believe there are so many people who do.  If I see a baby emerging from your vagina I might say something; otherwise, nope.  Not gonna mention it.

I started showing early and had strangers asking me my due date/how far along as early as 14 weeks!  I had a small belly, yes, but I could have just as easily eaten a big lunch.

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