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View Poll Results: Belly rubbing for me when I am pregnant...well...
I HATE it - you will die if you touch my belly! Grrrr! 50 32.68%
I LOVE it! - So wonderful! Rub away! Oh - can you feel this wonderful life inside of me?! 30 19.61%
Neither hate or love it. Really depends on my hormones at the time! 55 35.95%
other - just to be difficult 18 11.76%
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#61 of 66 Old 10-09-2009, 11:58 PM
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Iwould hate if a stranger did it, but it never happened. Mildly annoying when a friend did it,

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#62 of 66 Old 10-10-2009, 09:12 AM
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I guess I have touching issues.

my mother came a few weeks ago and kept trying to touch my belly baby wasnt moving much, she never asked and honestly it totally skeeved me out. I kept having to get up and move away.

I dont mind when dh or dd touch me but anyone else needs to keep their paws off my body or at the VERY least ask first. and thats for people I know - total strangers? well, I rarely let them get close enough to touch my body but yeah, they better watch out if they randomly try to rub any part of me!
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I chose 'other.' I never had anyone rub my belly with this last pregnancy. I don't remember it ever happening with the first two either.

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I love it! People do it to 'connect' with the unborn child because they are excited. It's awesome to have people loving my baby even before he's born!

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Don't mind at all with friends/family, though I think it is polite to ask. Have not had a stranger try, but that would be weird. I do give off a pretty strong stay-out-of-my-personal-space vibe and I am tall which is intimidating to a lot of people on its own, so that may be why.

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I can't stand strangers who think it's ok to invade your body space . That said, I don't mind at all of friends or family do it. I know, I'm weird.
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