PSA: Stop asking women when they’re having babies

PSA: Stop asking women when they’re having babies

“PSA: Stop asking women when they’re having babies!!! ⠀⠀⠀
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Today, I literally had to hold the tears in while my lips quivered under my mask (glad I was wearing one😢) while someone said to me:
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“When are you gonna start having babies? Your sisters keep having them… when’s your turn?!”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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I froze, and stuttered “uhhh, eventually”…
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You see….to some, it’s just a simple question you ask your friends/family, but to others- it’s so much more than that. ⠀
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It’s feelings of hurt, frustration, fear, anxiety, && honestly it just makes most people uncomfortable when you ask them.
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There are MANY reasons why they may not be pregnant… ⠀
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Did you know? 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage. It’s gut wrenching when someone says “when’s there gonna be a bun in the oven?”…. there was, but now they’re in Heaven with Jesus. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Did you know? 1 in 8 couples struggle with infertility. Imagine trying month after month to conceive, and having someone ask you when the babies are coming…. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Did you know? It just may not be their time, yet. They may wanna have those babies soo soo badly, but they know in 1 or 2 years, the timing will be better.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Did you know? Some women, don’t wanna have babies!!! AND THAT’S OKAY! But how uncomfortable would you be in that situation?
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So, coming from someone who has experienced a miscarriage and is struggling with infertility… PLEASE, stop asking that damn question!! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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If you’re concerned when/if your friend or family member is going to be starting a family… think about them! && if you’re the praying type, lift them up. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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That may just be exactly what they need🤍”

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