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12 Taboo Topics for New Moms

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Conception and Fertility


It's impolite to ask about a baby's conception. "Some people asked, ‘Was it planned? Was it a surprise? How long did it take to get pregnant?'" one mom on our staff recalled. "I thought they were very personal questions."

Other staff members with twins have been asked, "Were they natural?" or "Did you have fertility treatment?" from people with inquiring minds. "I thought that was very rude to ask," one mom said.

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