Nothing brings out the kind and respectful comments from extended family members like alcohol, long hours spent indoors, and hunger, Right? Somehow, in a season that already feel jam-packed, there’s still plenty of room for uncomfortable moments with your family amidst the celebration, gratitude, and gluttony of Thanksgiving. Sadly, the opportunities only increase when you're pregnant, and you'll likely hear a few too many awkward comments at thanksgiving dinner when you're pregnant because, well, what else is family for, right?
While most of my extended family members are lovely in their own way, you may be shocked to hear that I don’t agree with all of them on everything that has to do with reproduction and parenthood. Hell, I don’t even agree with them on how much gravy is the appropriate amount to add to a plate, or whether or not to add apples to your stuffing (hint: the correct answers are "all of it" and "yes"). So, to the currently-pregnant, brace yourself; it’s going to go down this holiday season, and probably in the following ways: