Pregnant women are a lot of things. Beautiful. Hormonal. Glowing. Nurturing.
And bold-faced liars.
When I read a recent article on The Stir about the lies pregnant women tell, I actually LOLed and thought, “Yes! Thank you for saying that! Finally, some truth in pregnancy!” I knew immediately that I had to share my favorite five from the list, so here they are.
Tell me: What great big lie did you tell during your pregnancy? What lie do you hear others tell that you just can’t help but roll your eyes at?
Pants on Fire 1 of 6
Really, who do you think you're fooling? Click through for 5 classic lies all pregnant women tell.
LIE 1: "I Don’t Care if It’s a Girl or a Boy" 2 of 6
LIE 2: "Pregnancy is GREAT!" 3 of 6
LIE 3: "Oooo, I Just LOOOVE this Gift!" 4 of 6
LIE 4: "I Quit Smoking" 5 of 6
There is nothing good about smoking during pregnancy, and everyone knows it. And because smoking is an incredibly hard habit to quit (Christ, do it for your baby!), many women will simply say they've quit to appease you — but one news article claims many actually don't! Indeed, the report points out that despite known risks, 1 in 5 women smoke while pregnant.
LIE 5: "I Haven’t Decided on a Name" 6 of 6
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