Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community
Just for fun
About This Community:

A community of expecting mothers (18 to 24 Years Old) offering support through pregnancy and childbirth. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Just for fun

I am pregnant with my fourth child. This will be my fourth kid in 4 years. The other ones are ages 4,3, and 18 months. There is almost exactly 18 months between each kid. Whenever I'm out in public with all the kids, a stranger will almost always say something like "You know what causes you to keep getting pregnant right?"

I always thinks its kind of rude, especially since all of our kids were conceived using different forms of birth control.

If you could say anything at all to these people what would you say?

My favorite so far is from my sister. "Well, in sex ed they always taught us to put a condom on a banana before sex. I keep a bunch of bananas in my room and put condoms on them every time, but doesn't seem to help..."
10 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
4774515_tn?1359653604
If someone is really rude, maybe say..."well you must not know the right way to get pregnant bc I don't see your kids" ...idk lol
Blank
134578_tn?1404951303
When someone says "You know what causes you to keep getting pregnant right?" what are they driving at?  Surely they don't intend for you to say in public with the kids, "I've heard that it is sex."
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
tell them its the attention you get from RUDE people, that makes you keep having babies.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I think its their way of trying to be funny and suggest that I don't realize having sex gets me pregnant. I usually ignore it, but its really starting to bother my husband
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Love the banana idea I would go with it
Blank
4592444_tn?1362033303
I shared this with my husband, who says he gates people like that and would tell them to f*** off. Personally, I love the banana one. I tell people that my husband is a superhero, and his power is super sperm.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Hey 4in4 this is my fourth on too and my kids are evenly spaced about 2 1/2 yrs. I have an 8 yr old, a 5 going on 6yr old and a 2 going on 3 yr old. I also am very familiar with that "You know what causes that right?" line. The only effective way Ive been able to get people to shut up is either 1. Be stupid: "I have no idea but it keeps happening every 2 years!" or 2. Be a smartass: "Yeah, my Dr said to stop drinking water theres something contaminating it."
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Lmao I like the doctor told me to stop drinking water one its contaminated :-D
Blank
1806883_tn?1407811249
I get that comment all the time, I have 10 and alot of mine were/are close together and it used to irk me as well, now I just look at them straight in the eye and say "I know, thats why we have so many"  ;)
Blank
134578_tn?1404951303
Yeah, you could just smile broadly and raise your eyes to heaven and say "Yes, indeed!" as though you are remembering sexual transports that those poor suckers will never know.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
veronica0808 commented on photo
6 hrs ago
1816154_tn?1433484088
Blank
hansen20 commented on photo
8 hrs ago
2080231_tn?1438045820
Blank
dianaexoh uploaded a new photo
8 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
xojensen_
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
faithanduriah
10621669_tn?1437605024
Blank
Kailalaa
RI
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diachong
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Sareney_beany12
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
xojensen_
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
faithanduriah
10621669_tn?1437605024
Blank
Kailalaa
RI
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diachong
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Sareney_beany12