I Hate Being Pregnant

A group for people whose pregnancy isn't all what it was supposed to be 268 People

    Not Feeling Guilty & You're Not Alone

    Textbook symptoms, rapidly changing body and attitude, depression, who in their right mind can enjoy the experience? Until I was four months I felt guilty for hating the entire experience, especially knowing that my husband expected me to morph into a happy, barefoot and knocked...
    ClassyCowgirl ClassyCowgirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2013

    So Not Textbook!

    WOW I love this site for the ability to vent, and for strangers to be able to share your pain and not judge:D Anyways: A bit of history...I am a nurse that works in postpartum, and often ask women (as well as family and friends) their personal experiences with pregnancy. One...
    vandea9 vandea9
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2013

    And I feel bad about it.

    Most people really enjoy being pregnant but I'm miserable. I'm scared that I'm not going to be connected to my baby because of the side effects of being pregnant.
    ElyssaLauren13 ElyssaLauren13
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2014

    This Aint No Fun....

    I really don't like being pregnant. Well first off I should start off by saying the whole thing was a shock and adjusting has not been easy. NO and I mean NO part of this has been fun or "womanly, or motherly" to me. All the "perks" like bigger boobs, more...
    Edot Edot
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2009

    I'd Rather Spend A Year In Jail Than Ever Be Pregnant Again.

    When I had my daughter 5 years ago, I enjoyed my ingnorant pregnant bliss. I got PG with her in May, was skinny through the summer, when I started gaining weight it was time for fall clothes. I gave birth in January- and had several months to lost the weight. I gave 27 lbs...
    eskimeltie eskimeltie
    1 Response Aug 16, 2012

    I can't tell what is my preggo hormones

    wreaking havoc with my emotions and what I am legitimately feeling :( I posted part of my experience on another board in here saying that this should be a joyous time in my life and instead all I can think/ am feeling is that I've made a horrible mistake. Don't get me wrong I...
    typsygypsy typsygypsy
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2014

    My Traumatic Pregnancies!!!!!!!!!

    Well, I am a 32 yr. old, stay at home mom from NYC. I'm 35 weeks & 4 days into my 2nd pregnancy. Still saying to myself why am I pregnant again!!!!! I have a 16 mos. old son. I found out I was prego w/2nd when he was 7 mos. omg! what a horror. So my 1st pregnancy WAS...
    blazzedout38 blazzedout38
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 31, 2008

    I Hate Being Pregnant

    Anyone and everyone around me thinks that me being pregnant is the most wonderful thing that could possibly happen, and considering after 10 years of trying to get pregnant and then giving up after we were told that we were inexplainably infertile it probably should be good and i...
    jlpj jlpj
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2010

    I am 33 weeks pregnant

    and can't stand being in my skin right now. I feel huge (fat). I binged and purged tonight. I am scared. Scared because I am so screwed up and feel as though I'm making a huge mistake bringing a precious being into this crazy world.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 21, 2014

    I Hate Being Pregnant.

    Pregnancy is supposed to be a joyous time in every woman's life.  It is a time of growing into "womanhood".  It is a time of celebrating the cycle of birth and renewal of life.  No one tells you that it's also the time of life when you get bullied...
    Dragonflower Dragonflower
    26-30, F
    42 Responses Sep 27, 2007

    If This Is Only The Beginning ....

    I CAN'T stand being pregnant and am just 3 months. I can't normally digest a thing it ether comes back up or doesn't come out at all! I poop once every 10 days and that is with help! It puts me out of having a normal day entirely. For the past 2 days Iv been running a fever on...
    deafsiren85 deafsiren85
    1 Response Dec 18, 2011


    I had an ultrasound today. I am 39 weeks, and Aidan is now 9 lbs 4 oz!  I got a copy of the report from the ultrasound and it said he had brachicephaly.  I called the midwives asking what the hell that was?  They told me that, because of his size and age and...
    Dragonflower Dragonflower
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2007

    I am 38 weeks +3 days now.

    This whole pregnancy pretty much has beena nightmare come true. I never wanted another child. I sure as hell do not want to experience labor again but at this point I am so insanely misserable with pain that id rther just go through it and get it over with. This pregnancy was...
    dollhex dollhex
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 30, 2014

    It Is One Thing To "Hate" Being Pregnant.

    Like the title I start off by saying it is one thing to hate being pregnant but truly another to hate your unborn baby or want to get rid of it. There is a vast number of women that do not like the things that come with pregnancy, like morning sickness, swollen feet, heartburn...
    Ari23 Ari23
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2013

    I believe it's better

    than having your period...
    TheGoodPuppet TheGoodPuppet
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    I Really Just Wanted A Puppy

    I always wanted kids in this abstract way, like "someday." But once I got married and it was upon me I wasn't sure I wanted them at all. I have never been one of those people who just LOVES kids that much, not sure I have the patience. And I definitely don't like babies. I like...
    mimosa626 mimosa626
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2010

    Hate It

    I feel lost and depressed since everyone thinks babies are a blessing, I'm 31 and never wanted kids. I always had a nice body, fun free spirited life and now I feel like its over. I grew up as. Ballet dancer, and now teacher and I can't imagine my life now or after the baby... I...
    Dace12 Dace12
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2012

    I Hate This So Much- I Should Be Happy But Im Not.

    I hate being pregnant. Im 11 weeks pregnant with twins. Im so miserable. Ive been crying a lot lately and feel like Im doing this all on my own. I hate gettting up nthe middle of the night to use the bathroom. Im a emotional train wreck and I was one prior to my pregnancy so Im...
    Yelly Yelly
    1 Response Nov 9, 2012

    I'm So Sick of Being Pregnant

    I'm 37 and almost 35 weeks along with baby number 1 and I look like I'm trying to smuggle the great pumpkin out of the pumpkin patch.  This baby was planned and I'm happy to be having him.  So, here is my list of laments: 1)  First and foremost, I'm sick of all of...
    Alexandra8 Alexandra8
    6 Responses Aug 2, 2008

    Pissed Off

    I am 27 weeks pregnant, and feel like I'm at my breaking point some days. I have no one to talk to about how miserable I am being pregnant. I love babies and can't wait for mine to get here, but I had NO IDEA it was this horrible being pregnant. If one more person says, "Oh! I...
    CountingDown4August CountingDown4August
    31-35, F
    5 Responses May 26, 2010

    I never wanted this in the first place.

    I can't wait for this to be over.
    Borzoi1 Borzoi1
    36-40, F
    Feb 9, 2014

    Newly Pregnant And Hating It

    So, I feel like a horrible person, and because it is so early in the pregnancy I haven't told anyone except my husband about being pregnant, and I know we are so blessed to have conceived. But I am SCARED. I hate being pregnant so much already - I hate that I have to avoid happy...
    pregnantandhatingit pregnantandhatingit
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    If I had a choice, I'd

    rather lay and egg and sit on it for 9months than be pregnant. I hate hate hate pregnancy. I found out I was pregnant at urgent care for severe sciatica. It progressively got so bad I was immobile from weeks 10-14 when the doctors finally ok'ed for back surgery. My poor baby and...
    hopeful917 hopeful917
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 30, 2014

    Poked And Prodded

    I'm 38 weeks along and I absolutely hate everything about this process. I originally wanted to give my daughter up for adoption but my husband was just so excited and I felt that this was a decision we both needed to make. Little did I know that this entire pregnancy was going to...
    pianochick5254 pianochick5254
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 16, 2012


    I absolutely despise pregnancy. My first pregnancy was hyperemesis from weeks 6-24, then 32-42. I lactated from 11 weeks on. I broke my tailbone in delivery. I got 30 stitches. I'm pregnant again 11 yrs later. Ugh. 8 wks today.
    Lexathan Lexathan
    4 Responses Mar 4, 2013

    I Really Hate Being Pregnant.

    Don't get me wrong, I love my baby. I love everything about it, from it's tiny, forming toes to it's giant developing head, but I hate being pregnant. I hate the morning sickness, I hate the exhaustion, I hate the enhanced back pain, I hate my pregnancy boobs (I was already an F...
    RiotGirlHeather RiotGirlHeather
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

    Can't I Hire a Surrogate???

    January, 2008. My husband and I were taking a stroll around the neighborhood, my 2 year old on his bike just a little ways ahead. We were enjoying Florida's version of a winter evening, in our tank tops and shorts. Drunk from the gorge us night sky and warm feelings of family...
    morva9 morva9
    3 Responses Nov 2, 2008

    Am i the only one....

    Am I the only who is this miserable while being pregnant...? I should be happy to be pregnant not depressed and hating myself more then I ever have before...          I love my baby so much, but there is days I just want to punch myself in the stomach or stab myself in...
    phayleen phayleen
    1 Response Aug 28, 2013

    Why Pregnancy? Why Do Only Women Have To Suffer? Isnt Being Weaker Bad Enough?

    I hate being pregnant. I think pregnancy is proof that God hates women. Or maybe just me, cause lots of women seem to love pregnancy and breastfeeding and babies. I hate all of that. I LOVE kids (9 months+). So i suck it up. But I also love beer, and sleep, and sports, and...
    12345abcf 12345abcf
    4 Responses Jun 11, 2012

    So happy that I finally had the baby

    and had a tubal ligation. 3 kids is more then enough. I'm thankful I'm not exhausted and in pain all the time. I can eat what I want without vomiting 5 mins later. I can stand and cook a meal for my family without shooting pains going down my legs or going numb to the point I...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2015

    I Should Have Adopted

    I've never had a doubt that I wanted to be a mother. The first time I got pregnant, I was wasted, it was an accident and he was horrible. I had an abortion and I've never regretted it. Many years later, I met and married my husband and we got pregnant on the first try. I had...
    april2011 april2011
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2010

    Can anyone tell me why I have awful pain in my

    left buttock that shoots down my leg? I'm almost 4 months preg and it's so uncomfortable and painful, I've tried massaging it, going swimming, doing some walking, just sitting or lying down. Nothing seems to help. It's making me sad boo hoo. I never had this before I was preg.
    brightonpast brightonpast
    36-40, F
    Jan 9, 2015

    UgH! I Hate Being Pregnant

     Food Fatigue Heartburn Food Fatigue Heartburn Food Fatigue Heartburn. My life revolves around this mantra now.  I hate it.  I don't often use the word hate.  I hate being pregnant.  I discovered this last night.  I'm 18 weeks pregnant and I haven't...
    Littlesister1968 Littlesister1968
    6 Responses Jul 17, 2008

    You know how they show in movies about a girl

    who's pregnant and happy and all...thats not true... It sucks...everything you eat makes you nauseous, always tired, your foot get swollen so no heels...moreover your whole body get swollen ....and most importantly you cant drink wine..i dont know where the hell is fun part...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 8, 2015

    I'm finally having a day

    that I feel pretty good and I realize I haven't felt the baby move at all this morning and she didn't move much last night, which is very unusual for this baby. Now I'm worried. I guess it's time to lay down and drink some water and see if I can get some kicks. I bet anything if...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 11, 2014

    B**** Feast..

    Its only been about two weeks since I last posted about my general dislike of being pregnant,But in pregnancy days it seems more 2 months. Today in particular seems to being stretched into a month all by itself. I have gotten little to no sleep this entire week. last night I...
    starfire88 starfire88
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013

    Just Hating This Pregnancy

    I really hate being pregnant...and I hate myself for feeling this way but I have been sick for 2 months with no rest. Every day all day, I am sick from the moment I wake up till I go to sleep.  Heart burn, nausea, indigestion, vomiting, lack of appetite, weight loss...now my OB...
    sugarplum123 sugarplum123
    Nov 15, 2011

    Mad and Pregnant

    I'm so uncomfortable being pregnant; it ****** me off knowing I have 5 more months to go. I hate everything about pregnancy. I hate the trips to see the doctor, late night munchies, hourly visits to the bathroom and all those damn new side effects of pregnancy as each week...
    angelathach angelathach
    5 Responses Jan 20, 2009

    Im 13wks pregnate. It was a total accident.

    Now im so misreble. I never wanted kids anyway and now i have no choice. My first thought was to get rid of the pregnacy right away but my boyfriend wont have it he wants the baby so bad and he cant understand why i dont. Im a college freshman with no job and no support but him...
    Katjade96 Katjade96
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 18, 2014


    After being sick for several days, and missing my period my fiancé suggested I take a pregnancy test. The results came back confirming what we had suspected. I went in for an ultrasound that same day and found out I'm having twins! Ugh I hate being so sick, but the babies will...
    Christysalma Christysalma
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2012

    Not This Again.....

    A CHILD is everything me and my husband could ever want......  That does not mean I have to like the process.  I already have a daughter, that's going on 4 from a previous relationship.  Which that time was bad enough.  Going from  having nice Curves...
    Curvy Curvy
    6 Responses Sep 18, 2008

    Pregnancy Problems

    My feet are so swollen my back hurts so much I feel like I'm going to throw up every two seconds and I'm getting so big so fast uhggggg and I'm always tired and I need to save up money for the baby and my work decided to cut my hours a bunch I hate you work I have priorities...
    maddykoch15 maddykoch15
    18-21, F
    Aug 30, 2013

    It's so hard on me physically,

    I get every symptom there is. I have so many restrictions, but I'm not at the point of bedrest. I'm exhausted and I want to eat what I want. I'm sick of restrictions, I want more fish, I want sushi, I want to enjoy a meal without heartburn or vomiting.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 22, 2014

    Wish I Wasn't Pregnant...

    I am 34 years old with 2 children, ages 14 and 9.  I was married last June to my soulmate.  In the midst of having the happiest moment of my life I was also experiencing the most tumultuous moments.  I began having tons of bizarre health symptoms 2 months before...
    EB07 EB07
    6 Responses May 3, 2010

    I hate what comes with being pregnant.

    I love my baby, but I'm having a very difficult pregnancy. I can't walk anymore because of symphysis pubic dysfunction. It hurts when I move my legs or twist at all. Anything that involves pre
    x0UnionJack0x x0UnionJack0x
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 23, 2014

    I absolutely hate being pregnant,

    point blank. I see all these people so happy about it and comfortable with themselves and I'm honestly a little jealous. 40 weeks of all-day fatigue and morning sickness is not my idea of a joyous ride. Sure, it's an amazing feeling to be able to touch the rounded bump on...
    irelate14 irelate14
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2014

    Hello everyone :-) This is my 1st posting to EP

    so bare with me. I'm soooooooo depressed and completely confused!!! I try to talk to my friends and family but no one understands me. I've never been so confused in my life. Please help!! Ok I'm 32 and 1st time being pregnant. I'm going on 2 months and feeling soooo depressed...
    Rinna008 Rinna008
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014


    my husband and I are both only children and so we don't want our son to be an only child, because we know how lonely it can be.  we decided to start trying to make him a little brother or sister earlier this year.  at first it didn't seem like it was going to happen...
    Duein2009 Duein2009
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2008

    Hate Being Pregnant.. Can't Wait For It to Be Over..

    If one more person tells me to "enjoy my pregnancy".. I think I'll just scratch their eyes out! Whats to enjoy? I can't play any sports - golf, tennis, squash - which are my passion and form such a huge part of my life.. I can't even have a few drinks to...
    Twickenhamgirl Twickenhamgirl
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2009

    Hate Being Pregnant. Yes Hate It.

    I hate being pregnant. Im only 14weeks and hate every second of it. Im sick of hearing people say that its going to get better. Well so far its not. I hate that I have to pee all through the night and cant get any sleep. The extra saliva that im producing drives me nuts. I cant...
    killerbee79 killerbee79
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 20, 2012

    Only 8 Weeks

    Everyone's so far ahead... I'm only 8 weeks and I cannot even begin to fathom 20-30 weeks onwards. I'm 25 I thought it was the right age to get pregnant but really if it were up to me I would've waited till I was almost 30 but nobody was having THAT. I feel soooo powerless and...
    turquesa turquesa
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2011

    But today I had a pregnancy shoot

    and I love the photos and believe my bump is truly beautiful 😊
    luciew86 luciew86
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 24, 2015
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