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posted 2 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 2
664 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Yeah that is very rude, and completely untrue. My sister has a daughter and she barely changed (face-wise) at all during pregnancy or after and she is very beautiful. Also your coworker is ugly for talking about people that way. 

Post # 3
319 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Restaurant

LOL… your coworker is out of her mind.

Post # 4
4413 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

That’s an old joke — that daughters steal their mothers’ beauty, so if you have bad acne or hair problems or gain a lot of extra weight during pregnancy then it must be a girl — but if anyone actually takes it seriously and believes it’s a scientific, medical fact, then they’re nuts to the nth power.

Post # 5
9525 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Some people are mean. They get enjoyment from making fun of others. She sounds like one of those people. I try my best to avoid those people because I find them unpleasant to be around. I’d just ignore her and try not to dwell on her comments. 

Post # 6
1055 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - Loft

Daizy914:  She sounds ugly inside. Who cares how other people look.  I think what she is referring to is the possible side effects and influx of hormones that may cause undesirable side effects while pregnant ie. acne or swelling. You’re bringing a life into this world. This is not the time to be vain.

Post # 7
8720 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’ve heard that for years. As a fellow NYer though surely you can’t let that get to you with all the ridiculously rude things people say here. Ignore her! 

Post # 9
4673 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I agree that she sounds ugly inside.  It’s hard to believe that some people will find any excuse, or superstision, to put down half over half of the mothers or soon-to-be mothers.  It is sad that she thinks this way.  

Post # 10
856 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Daizy914:  that’s an old wives tale. She sounds miserable. I gained more w my DD than w DS but no facial changes or acne. 

Post # 11
1377 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Daizy914:  I think I would have asked if she had any daughters, but I have a hard time being nice to those who seem to go out of their way to be rude and nasty. 😛 

Post # 12
6467 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011


Post # 13
6665 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Your co worker is a stupid cow.

Post # 14
7019 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Daizy914:  Wait what? You get ugly but only if it’s a girl?

I think it was a poor attempt at humour and wouldn’t read much into it. If she said all pregnant women get ugly I’d find it more offensive, but as it stands the comment was more stupid than offensive.

Post # 15
2182 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I’d’ve totally said “Ooooh. that explains it then. I take it you have several daughters?” 



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