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Baby Bump: Etiquette for Pregnant Women

As a big city girl often does, I take public transportation to work every morning.

Yesterday, as I stood in the aisle holding onto the railing, a very pregnant woman came strolling along. Curious to see what would happen, I watched as a woman and a man both leaped to their feet and offered her their spots. Jumping inside with pride for humanity, I was pleased at their reaction. To see why,


Too many times I have witnessed pregnant women having to stand on subways or buses, while other seated passengers ignored them. Cheers to those who keep chivalry alive and kicking.

While pregnant did you appreciate these small gestures?

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