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post #41 of 42

I seem to get the "is this it?" or "are you guys done yet" question a lot.  I usually get flustered when people ask, because I don't know how to answer the question at the moment. 

 

My son's preschool teacher continuously tells me that she was the same size that I was (at 8 mos) when she was pregnant.  I usually give myself a private laugh & thank her.  My mom always says that folks compare their 40 size to my 7 mo pregnant size.  BTW, I am pregnant with twins.

 

This past Sunday, an older woman walks into a restaurant restroom while I was washing my hands & asks how far along I was.  I tell her, and she walks away loudly saying, hmmmph, I was that size with all 6 of mine & I never had twins.  I am starting to wonder how much of it was baby (but maybe this is my annoyance talking).

 

I am 35 weeks preg with twins & Baby A measured 5 lbs, 1 oz 3 weeks ago & Baby B measured 4 lbs, 9 oz 3 weeks ago, both in the 58th & 54th percentile (respectively).

 

On the other side I had an older man suggest that I deliver the baby now (he had no clue that I am preggo with twins) so that my baby could get drafted into the nfl.  He then kept going & asked how many were in there.  I tried to smile my way through it, but wow.

 

Everybody either feels like I am all belly & my belly is HUGE or that they were the exact same size with their singleton.  BTW, I asked my son's teacher how much her baby weighed & she said 6 lbs 1 oz; which is great, but I wonder if she is trying to compliment or insult me with her comment about being the exact same size as me with her babies. 

 

It might just be me though.  I do worry about my babies being a healthy weight, so it does bug me when people say that I look like they did when they had 1 baby.

post #42 of 42

I got my first "are you sure there's only one in there?" comment today from someone at work.  Followed up by, "Do you have a car waiting outside?" and shock when I said I still have 13 days until my due date. 

 

Give me a break.  Half the people I talk to say I look small for 38 weeks.  The other half (usually people with no children, men, or people who had children 40 years ago) say I must be ready to pop.  Either way, I'll have the baby when I have the baby.  Just tell me my shoes are cute!

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