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"She made me have doubts about having kids"

Nadia Botha- I have never been pregnant before, but I worked in an office with a pregnant lady.

She complained about everything. If I said I had a headache, her headache would be so much worse, because “I don’t understand what it feels like to be pregnant”.

If I had a stiff neck, her neck would be stiffer. If I was tired, she was even more tired. You get the picture.

Even two years after she had the baby she still pulls out the “you’ve-never-had-baby” card.

It was extremely draining for me to sit in that environment for eight hours a day.

She made ME negative, and I am quite a “glass-half-full” type of person. She even made me have doubts of having my own kids.

But I vowed to never complain so much when I’m pregnant one day, even if it’s killing me inside.

Pregnant women should consider that the negative energy they give out not only affects the baby, but everyone around them, and it makes them unpleasant to be around.
As you say, we are only looking out for our fellow preggos’ health and well-being!

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