23 Tweets That Perfectly Capture The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Pregnancy
Television and film might sometimes exaggerate the whole pregnant woman stereotype, but there is surprising amount of truth behind those played out punchlines. Yes, at some point, getting in and out of any kind of seated position will prove challenging. Yes, you will probably get a really weird craving and for some reason you need it at that exact minute. Yes, morning sickness sucks because it doesn't only occur in the morning, as its name implies. At times may feel like you're going crazy, but you're definitely not alone. A quick peruse of tweets about pregnancy can instantly put your mind at ease.
From posts so funny you pee your pants (though, TBH, that probably already happens pretty easily) to tweets that totally capture the wide range of emotions a woman can go through during pregnancy, the mothers-to-be of Twitter completely get it. Even celebrities, like Chrissy Tiegen, tweet about pregnancy moments that are both hilarious and honest.
Whether or not you consider yourself to be a social media aficionado, you don't have to be a Twitter guru to appreciate the uber relatable and #accurate tweets that these women have shared as they ride the emotional roller coaster of pregnancy. Check out these top posts and see if any of them hit the nail on the head for you.
1. The Real Cookie Monster
Husband: need anything at the store? Me: chocolate chocolate chip ice cream. Me 45s later: no ice cream, get artichokes. Me now: get both.— Pregnant & Tweeting (@WhoaPregnancy) April 18, 2016
Sometimes a girl just needs artichokes and ice cream and doesn't need you to ask questions, OK?
2. Perfect Reasoning
me: i'm salty— yung sweet lassi (@andnowtothemoon) April 14, 2016
me when i'm pregnant: i'm being salty for two
Who can argue with a sassy pregnant woman? No one.
3. Who Counts Calories?
People think I eat a lot bc of my pregnancy. Lol jokes on you, I've been eating 3000 calories since before I got pregnant.— aidanmariehill (@aidanmariehill) April 19, 2016
Calories, shm-alories, am I right?
4. The Nine Month Wait
I been pregnant forever— Jennifer Ruiz (@Jen_ny69) April 19, 2016
Sometimes it honestly feels far longer than 40 weeks.
5. Praise Hands
Why do men say women are dumb for getting pregnant like she did it by herself?— celeste (@CelesteTheBesst) April 19, 2016
Always a safe bet to not call a pregnant woman dumb, just saying.
6. Fortune Teller
*whispers to first-time pregnant lady*— Burning Mom (@MomOnFire) April 15, 2016
"Six years from now you'll be hiding in a closet, scrolling Twitter with dead eyes."
You've been warned.
7. Maternity ≠ Muu Muus
Why are all #maternityclothes horrible and mumsy? Just because im pregnant does not mean I suddenly want to start dressing like I'm 100!!— Luisa Zissman (@TheLuluLife) April 12, 2016
Oh my god, yes! Maternity wear shouldn't just be large, shapeless sacks.
8. All The Feels
When you're watching a tv show and it makes you ball your eyes out #pregnantproblems— Vanessa (@Nessaa_Bear) April 22, 2016
Damn you, Hallmark commercial!
9. The Bladder Struggle Is Real
Only been at work for almost 3 hours and I already went to pee like 5 times with the hours lol #PregnantProblems— Brando's Daddy (@Marisaa_Aguilar) April 21, 2016
Don't worry. You don't need to invest in the adult diapers yet.
10. The Comparison Game
Oh, no big deal, I only gave you life.
Lots to do in the next 8 weeks and I can't even manage to get myself off the couch #pregnantproblems— Mander (@manderelizabeth) April 19, 2016
You know the saying: once you go back, on the couch, you can't get back up. Ever.
12. Must Get Sleep
Never new I could be this tired all the time #PregnantProblems— Kasey Van Pelt (@VanKasey) April 11, 2016
You're growing a human being. You're bound to need some Zs.
13. No One Talks About This One
It wasn't until I was pregnant that I even knew excessive drooling was a legit symptom during pregnancy.
14. Fast Food Problems
Sonic got my order wrong and I had to fight the urge not to cry #pregnantproblems— Denise Sanchez (@DeniseS101) April 9, 2016
No one will judge you for crying in the parking lot of a drive thru. You're pregnant, you deserve as much.
15. Hormones Gone Wild
This really sums it all up, doesn't it?
16. Sweet Moments
Carrying your child truly is a unique and special time.
17. Sounds A Bit Backwards
Maybe just keep gum on hand at all times?
18. Solidarity Sister
On the commuter trains, it's always the women who give up their seat for me. They remember the aches and pains. #pregnantlife— Shruti (@shrutigoins) April 21, 2016
Women just know.
19. Dissecting Dante's Inferno
There's a special place in hell for people who tailgate 8-month-pregnant women w/ their shopping carts at the grocery store.— Shelby M. (@MommaShelbs) April 19, 2016
I'm assuming somewhere between the fourth and fifth rings of hell?
20. Here's The Kicker
It's like getting butterflies in your tummy, except it's your baby and your heart might burst.
21. Halfway Mark
Only 17 more weeks to go.
22. Wardrobe Malfunction
Oh, the hours I've spent looking longingly at clothes I'll have to wait six months to wear again.