Growing and birthing a baby is a miracle, right? We don’t have to go far to be hit with a steady stream of just how miraculous it all is. But truth be told, it can get a little nauseating, and when you’re pregnant, you’re probably nauseated enough. That’s why hearing about something other than the beauty of it all can be downright refreshing.
Enter actress, comedian and fierce-new-mama Amy Schumer, who let the world in on, not just the beauty and wonder of her pregnancy, but the downright painful, debilitating and, yes, barf-worthy parts, too. She routinely shared the ups and downs of pregnancy on her social media platforms, on her newest Netflix special and anywhere else she got the chance. In typical Schumer form, she stayed every bit as honest as we’ve come to expect, and then some.
Here are 30 things we learned about pregnancy from Schumer (and her new “royal” baby boy, Gene Attell Fischer).