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12 Taboo Topics for New Moms

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Mother's Body After Baby


The postpartum weeks and months are tough enough without the whacky questions and insensitive comments moms receive. A few moms on our staff recall hearing, "You look tired" right after their baby was born. Duh! Another comment a new mom hopes never to hear is "Wow! You look great — you finally lost the baby weight." Finally?

Every mom has her own stories like these. What crazy comments and questions did you get as a new mom? And which of these conversation "rules" have you broken when talking with other moms?

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