For most families, having two pregnancies to announce at the same time would be cause for celebration. But this mum-to-be says her pregnant mother doesn’t want her announcing her pregnancy, because it will take the shine of her ‘miracle’ baby.
The 21-year-old mum-of-one says her 37-year-old mother discovered she was expecting her 10th child just a few weeks ago.
“She announced it towards the end of January and everyone has been happy for her since she was told she couldn’t have anymore kids because it was a health risk for her,” the woman explained on reddit. While everyone is happy for the mum-of-nine, her big news is starting to wear thin.
“She takes every opportunity to let everyone know she is pregnant, like at my dad’s retirement when people were congratulating my dad for retiring from the military, she would change the subject her having a baby. It got old fast, we’re happy for her but she’s taking it too far.”
‘If anything happens to this baby, it’s your fault!’
Just days ago, the woman says she unexpectedly found out the she and her husband are expecting their own bundle of joy – their second baby.
“This little one was a big surprise because we were told that I wasn’t going to be able to get pregnant again due to the complication from our daughter. We haven’t announced it to everyone just really close family members like my parents and my in laws.”
But when she told her mother, instead of being thrilled that they are expecting at the same time, she was more worried it was going to take the shine off her pregnancy.
“When we told my mother she threw a fit. She began accusing us of trying to take attention off her and her ‘little miracle’. Telling us that we got pregnant just to spite her and that we shouldn’t say anything about us being pregnant to anyone until her baby is born. Which is a month before we’re due.
“She also started going on about if anything happens to her baby it’s our fault because we’re causing stress for her and that this pregnancy is hard already and we made it worse. My dad and my mum’s family have been begging us not to say anything about our pregnancy so that my mum doesn’t stress.
“I don’t want to stress my mum out and have harm come to her baby but at the same time I feel like I should also be allowed to celebrate and share my pregnancy as we thought we couldn’t have anymore children. Would I be the a**hole if I announced our little tater tot coming anyways?”
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