Pregnancy is often touted as being the most glorious period in a woman’s life. It is said that expectant mothers have an otherworldly “glow”about them, and that they appear to be utterly “radiant.”
Which is all well and good — but, clearly, the people who are perpetuating these notions conveniently forget to mention the swollen feet, mood swings, absurd cravings, excessive flatulence, constant bloating and the incessant need to pee.
Here are some tweets that fully sympathize with the daily struggles of pregnancy that are never applauded or acknowledged by Hallmark cards. You’ll laugh, but you’ll probably also weep at how unfair the whole process of procreation really is.
Having a uterus isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, people!
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