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  • Women's bodies come under attack constantly in our culture. Too thin, too fat. Boobs too big, too small. And then, being pregnant, you get EVEN MORE comments about your appearance. Gosh you're huge! Geez, you're tiny! Are you growing a dwarf in there (actual comment)? I've been pretty lucky this time around, with most people saying genuinely lovely things. But how about, instead of passing judgement on whether a woman is too big or too small (compared to what, exactly?! Is there some universal scale of pregnancy-size that I'm unaware of?!), we simply congratulate her on doing an awesome job of growing a new human being and be kind! (steps down from soapbox) :)
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