I can still remember the first time I was pregnant — worried, unsure but crazy happy. I had so many questions, read more then a handful of books and listened to all the advice from everyone and anyone.
I hadn’t yet learned to take that advice with a grain of salt and rely more on my intuition and instinct. I was hearing birth stories from friends, outdated advice from older women and I quickly became overwhelmed. People love to chime in with their advice, even when you don’t really want to hear it. I take that as people just being excited for you and want to help out — or try to at least.
What I learned is there are a few things you should just not say to a first time pregnant mama. She may not be listening to her instinct and may take your advice or words a bit too seriously — with all the myths and horror stories out there, can you blame her?
Click through to find out what 10 things you should never say to a first-time mom-to-be:
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