This Mom’s Pregnancy Post Was Shamed For The Most Ridiculous Reason
In the age of social media, it can often seem like moms everywhere are enjoying all sorts of beautiful pregnancies and joyous birth announcements, and while that’s all well and good, it can often leave moms who aren’t loving every moment of their parenting journey feeling like they’re doing something wrong. Being honest about the hard times isn’t always easy or snapshot-worthy, but it’s an important thing to do if we want to be honest and break stigma — and the recent mom-shaming reactions one mom got to her pregnancy post prove just how far we still have to go when it comes to respecting moms’ individual journeys.
British reality TV star Luisa Zissman recently shared a candid post on Instagram admitting that she hates being pregnant. “Feeling sick in bed with Ellie…. hate growing babies literally don’t enjoy anything about pregnancy,” she wrote last week. “It goes on FOREVER too, I mean feels like I’ve got ages. Shouldn’t moan I know but it’s no fun, thank god I adore giving birth.”
Personally, this seems like a totally reasonable post to share with the world. After all, being pregnant means putting…