Pregnancy is a time of wonder and beauty, that’s for sure. Growing a human being is an incredible feat, but that’s not to say it isn’t hard work. While many mothers love being pregnant from start to finish, such is not the case for every mama-to-be.
Pregnancy, for some, can come with a whole lot of discomforts. Many of those can come as a major shock because we simply don’t talk about them. While it’s definitely important to sit back and soak in the amazingness of what our bodies can accomplish, it’s also okay to acknowledge the not-so-fun parts of being pregnant. In fact, being honest about pregnancy challenges is refreshing and makes it so that other women won’t be as shocked when it happens to them.
Here are 14 pregnancy truths that are rarely discussed, but let’s give it a try, shall we?