Woman Gives Honest Look at Pregnancy with Hilarious Week-by-Week Photos

Funny Pregnancy Photos Maternity Photos Maya Vorderstrasse

Like many pregnant women, self-described “letter board weirdo” Maya Vorderstrasse enjoys sharing her maternity milestones on social media. While most moms-to-be opt to document the pleasant aspects of pregnancy, Vorderstrasse's hilarious photos give an honest account of her experiences as an expectant mother.

From “flaring sciatica” and swollen feet to an insatiable appetite and exaggerated mood swings, the comical series of photos captures the not-so-nice side of pregnancy. Inspired by the ample collection of pregnancy posts on Instagram, each picture shows Vorderstrasse posing next to her letter board, which shares how far along she is and details her prenatal progress. Rather than list cute quirks like baby measurements or peculiar cravings, however, the board details the aches, pains, and inconveniences that expecting a baby often entails.

Fortunately for Vorderstrasse, her due date countdown came to an end mid-August, when she gave birth to a beautiful baby daughter. And, while being a parent to a young baby (and a one-year-old!) is tough, Vorderstrasse has shared that she is now over “2 weeks postpartum and kicking its butt!”

In a series of funny pregnancy photos, Maya Vorderstrasse offers an honest glimpse into life as an expectant mother.

Dat bump life #27weekspregnant

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#29weekspregnant and starving

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Hold that thought. Gotta pee. Again. #pregnancyproblems

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Dangerous territory, husband #33weekspregnant

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Bears. Beets. Bump. #37weekspregnant

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So I made him try being me for an hour. Didn't last 15 min. #39weekspregnant #heymileywhatsgood #ilovemyhusband

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How can that fit through that??!? Asking for a friend… #40weekspregnant

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She has even continued the series following the birth of her daughter.

Maya Vorderstrasse: Instagram | Twitter 
h/t: [So Bad So Good]

All images via Maya Vorderstrasse.

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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.
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