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The 7 Most Awkward Moments of Your Baby Shower

Apr 22 2014 - 6:53am

Your baby shower is an amazing opportunity to celebrate your pending journey into motherhood with all your nearest and dearest. You'll laugh, you'll be showered with well wishes and gifts, and inevitably, at some point, things will get a little awkward. We're just being honest with you. Here, seven cringe-worthy things that are quite likely to happen to every mom-to-be at her shower (no matter how great the guest list is).

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Your "Friend" Opts For Today to One-Up You With Her Own Pregnancy News

That's great. I'm really happy for you. You couldn't have waited until — say — tomorrow to tell everyone?

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Your Belly Is Suddenly Everyone's Business

They're talking about it, they're touching it, they're guessing its circumference . . .

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There Is a Woman at Your Shower . . . Who You Swear You've Never Seen Before in Your Life

Mom's college roommate? Father-in-law's secretary? Who is she?!

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Suddenly, the Topic Turns to Childbirth Horror Stories

Seriously, Aunt Linda?! Do we need to be talking about this here and now?

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A Guest Disses Your (Top Secret) Baby Name

Didn't anyone ever tell you: if you don't have anything nice to say . . .

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Your Mom's Best Friend Knitted You a Baby Blanket

. . . and it's absolutely hideous.

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You Open The Same Exact Gift — Twice

Was my poker face sufficient?

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