(Closed) Starting to love being pregnant!

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
5977 posts
Bee Keeper

I would say how much my Darling Husband dotes on me. Not that he didn’t before, but he’s extra caring now. I think he has a newfound respect or something haha.

Post # 5
799 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

@roxy821:  Glad people are being nicer to you!! Not so much here in NYC!  Last night I got on the packed subway car to go home and got a seat, SCORE!  A visibly pregnant (at least 30 weeks) girl wobbles on and people all look at her and no one gives her a seat.  Who gives her the seat?  ME!  The other pregnant girl on the train!  She notices, we talk about how I’m pregnant too, but definitely not uncomfortable and hopefully someone will return the favor in a few weeks, and people are overhearing this easily and NO ONE gives me their seat!  DH and I were just talking that morning about leaving NYC because the rudeness has been really rampant lately and that was just another nail in the coffin!

Post # 7
7296 posts
Busy Beekeeper

i still don’t feel a lot of effect of being pregnant yet (aside from the headaches!).  But in terms of what i am enjoying, i would say i have thoroughly been enjoying food! i was always trying to maintain my weight and watch what i eat, so it is kind of nice to have to eat so many nutritious things and not limit myself.  I still love not having my period for so long!

Post # 8
533 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I have also noticed that people are a lot nicer/more polite when you are pregnant. And I have found that more people are genuinely happy for me for being pregnant (this wasn’t always the case with getting married and wedding planning!).

The main thing I love about being pregnant is my confidence. Before I was pregnant I always had a belly/thick waist that I was trying to cover up. But now I am actually supposed to have a belly, so I am totally showing it off. Darling Husband loves the belly and I am actually love it when he is touching/rubbing it! The only downfall is that I totally feel confident and sexy, but when it comes to bed, I just want to sleep!  Sorry DH!

Post # 9
2410 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

@lotam240:  Gosh I am 37 weeks pregnant and peole still do not offer me a seat on the subway. NYC can be really annoying sometimes. I have found that it depends on which line I’m riding. On teh 6 someone usually offers, on the 7 no one ever does. It may be the worst part of being pregnant.


Back to teh original question, I am one of those weird people who has loved being pregnant. I feel good, I like seeing my body change and feeling the baby move. I also feel liek I am glowing so I don’t bother with make up ever. I just feel really beautiful and am enjoying people being nice to me. I’m getting uncomfortable at this point, so I am okay with it being over soon, but overall I have enojoyed it.

Post # 11
227 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

@2PeasinaPod:  I agree, Darling Husband was always considerate but now he really will do anything for me, it is so nice! 

My students (high schoolers) are also much nicer to me now.  They are surprisingly considerate and often ask me how I am feeling. 


@roxy821:  I do agree with you that I have a hard time with the weight gain.  I lost a lot for my wedding in December and its all coming back.  Its very depressing, but I am trying to accept its not just me being lazy and that it is inevitable.  I have a coworker who is the same weeks pregnant as me and she is much smaller because she is taller and has a long torso…so unfair!

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