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30 Things No One Told Me About Being Pregnant

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30 Things No One Told Me About Being Pregnant

There's nothing quite like creating another life, Mama! It is filled with lots of excitement and joy but also plenty of challenges like morning sickness, pregnancy cravings, swollen feet, and body aches. While most women are happy to share pregnancy stories and tips, some things rarely get mentioned. From strange bodily changes to unexpected emotions, here are 30 things no one told us about being pregnant that we want to share with you...

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Setting Boundaries Before Baby Arrives: Keep the Peace Between You and Your In-laws

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Setting Boundaries Before Baby Arrives: Keep the Peace Between You and Your In-laws

Once your newest addition is born, everyone from your parents and siblings to your in-laws will want to spend time with that little cutie. While most of these interactions are full of love and good intentions, it doesn’t mean there won’t be moments that make us want to pull our hair out. 

When dealing with our own families, most don’t feel shy about vocalizing our needs and opinions. It can be harder to broach these topics with in-laws, especially if you have difficulty communicating or your relationship is already strained.

If thinking about this gives you anxiety, try to keep your cool and focus on actions you can take rather than worrying. Many parents have been in your shoes before, and the best way to navigate these situations is by setting clear boundaries early on.

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