25 (GOOD) Reasons Why We Are Terrified of Having Children

There are many women who seem to pull of being pregnant all of the time be little do you see what they have to deal with. This is the reason why most women are terrified of either getting pregnant or having another child. These 25 reasons will help you understand why.

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1. A “good” sign of being pregnant is vomiting. All. The. Time.

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Dear God, no.

2. You’re told to avoid so many things while pregnant, not limited to sushi, lunch meat, hot dogs, certain cheeses, certain meats, coffee, and of course, alcohol.

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3. Raging Hormones.

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4. You may have insane food cravings, but proceed to throw up once you get a whiff of what you crave.

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5. Your body holds a tiny, fragile alien baby for nine months.

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6. Your body can become so swollen during pregnancy, you manage to even outgrow all your shoes.

 

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7. Your body might freak the hell out and do unimaginable things.

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Ever heard of diastasis recti? Your abs basically split apart to make room for the baby. Mucus plug and episiotomy become things you can’t unsee.

8. Before going into actual labor, you can experience Braxton-Hicks contractions just ‘cause your body just feels like practicing for the real thing.

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They can start as early as the second trimester.

9. Can we just talk about the horrific gory mess that happens to you when giving birth to a child?

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10. Your S.O. and countless people will have a front-row seat to look all up in your junk for hours on end.

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11. Let’s not forget the pain that comes with giving birth.

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Oh, and you may or may not poop your pants while it’s happening.

12. After all the fun and games are over, you then have to give birth to your placenta after the baby is out.

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**Shown in pill form to avoid viewing the monstrosity that is placenta.**

13. You are given the unavoidable gift of postpartum bleeding after birth.

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14. Baby poop is so forceful, not even the strongest diaper can hold it.

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15. Speaking of bodily functions, babies throw up all over you and you just have to take it.

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16. Babies are essentially crawling tornadoes.

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17. The thought of not getting any sleep the first six months is petrifying.

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18. They are hungry 24/7 and wreak havoc on your body.

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Next stop: Sore Nipple Station.

19. Their tiny screams reach decibels unknown to the human ears.

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20. Trips will no longer consist of just hopping in the car and going.

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21. Something is almost guaranteed to come out of babies one way or the other after they eat.

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22. The baby weight takes months, if not years, to take off.

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23. “Baby” language seems incredibly difficult to read.

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24. You will be solely responsible for the life of a tiny human being.

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This is my burrito baby. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

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25. And it’s happiness depends on you as a parent.

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They are pretty damn cute though.

All hail the brave parents who come out of this alive and are even ready for another one.

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