Random Woman Said She Was Going To Be A Terrible Mom

A pregnant mother was recently subjected to the unwanted judgment of a complete stranger, and it has left her feeling shaken.

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The mother, who is 31 weeks pregnant, was out for a walk to grab lunch when she removed her coat as she was feeling too hot. The removal of her coat was enough to trigger a stranger to comment, “I can tell you’re going to be a bad mother, your baby must be freezing poor kid”.

She Thought The Comment Was Ridiculous

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The mother, who ranted on Reddit, was quick to point out, “My baby is very warm… it wasn’t cold, the sun was out and I had maternity knickers and tights and dress on – let alone my baby is my body temperature.”

Others Agree With Her

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Others were just as quick to come to her defense, with one quipping, “The baby who is in 24/7 climate control? I think that baby’s good.” Another added, “she probably has never been pregnant. Before pregnancy I was literally always cold. Now? I could wear a T shirt in the snow.”

Learning Experience For What Is To Come

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The incident has become a learning lesson for the expectant mother as she prepares for motherhood. As one commenter pointed out, “If it helps, this is a great lesson to learn going into parenthood on how to manage other people’s opinions. If you haven’t received the unsolicited advice or comments from strangers, friends or family, you certainly will at some point (hopefully not to this extreme) and you absolutely can’t and shouldn’t take it personally because #1) that woman was mean and #2) nobody else is going to know what your baby needs better than you.

Mother Knows Best

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The experience has also provided an opportunity to remind all parents-to-be that they are the best judge of what is best for their baby, and to not be swayed by the opinions of strangers or anyone else for that matter. As one commenter put it, “You know what your baby needs better than some random person on the street.”

Unsolicited Comments During Pregnancy

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Others pointed out that people love to give comments as soon as they find out you’re pregnant, and even after giving birth. Here are some comments that people have received while pregnant:

  • “It took you 2 years to get pregnant….did you try taking prenatal vitamins”

  • “Just pee on an ovulation strip” (Thanks, I never thought of that. You solved infertility)

  • “Your baby looks too hot/cold, needs a hat, needs a nap, must be hungry”

  • “You must sleep train, you will thank me”

  • “I can’t tell your baby’s gender because you put their coat hood on them so it confuses me”.

They Were Using Her As A Babysitter For Their Kid Without Asking First

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A woman wonders what she should do so that her child’s friend’s parents don’t leave their kids with her without asking her first.

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Children’s Party Dilemma: He Excludes A Child Due To His Attitude

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One man wonders if it’s okay to let his son exclude a kid from his birthday party because he feels mistreated by the kid.

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The Only Baby Shower Checklist You Need to Plan For A Super Fun Baby Shower

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When it comes to party planning, there’s really only two types of people: the ones who love it, and the ones who would rather have someone else plan the party. No matter which type of person you are, we can all agree that being pregnant means you have less energy to fuss around and figure out what you really need for your baby shower.

The Only Baby Shower Checklist You Need to Plan For A Super Fun Baby Shower

Things You Should Always Keep In Mind If You Want To Retire Early

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We all want to be wealthy, but not everyone becomes wealthy in their lifetime. These are some pieces of advice that people say helped them achieve financial independence.

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Who Reeks? He Does Not Shower Everyday And Wants Her To Do The Same

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A woman we’ll call Rose faces criticism from her long-distance boyfriend, John for showering daily. John is staying with her for the first time and he is advocating for showering every other day. This has led to a heated discussion between the couple, with Rose questioning whether she is in the wrong.

He Is Furious That She Showers Everyday. Does He Have A Right To Be Angry?

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