17 Dumb Mistakes You Can Make When Your Partner Is Pregnant

10. Put pressure on your partner by commenting on how amazing other women look after pregnancy.

Put pressure on your partner by commenting on how amazing other women look after pregnancy.

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When you’re thinking of saying: “Damn! Look at Beyonce! She had a baby and looks AH-MAZING!” Try saying: “Beyonce looks okay, but who wouldn’t with all those personal trainers and chefs?”

11. Stink.

Stink.

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Most pregnant women are easily bothered by smells, so for your safety you’d better avoid: A) Playing two hours of basketball and then plopping down onto the couch, B) chowing down on a garlic and onion hoagie, or C) bathing in cologne.

12. Exclusively give her baby/pregnancy-related gifts on her birthday.

Exclusively give her baby/pregnancy-related gifts on her birthday.

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Unless your partner specifically asks for this stuff, she probably won’t want a bunch of presents that say, “You’re a mom now and nothing else!”

13. Comment on her physical change.

Comment on her physical change.
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Important note: In addition to not commenting on her physical changes, you should never agree with her when SHE comments on her changes.

DO THIS:

Your partner: “Ugh! I’m huge!”
You: “No, you’re beautiful.”

NOT THIS:

Your partner: “Ugh! I’m huge!”
You: “You really are. Damn.”