Kalki Koechlin Shares What Every Pregnant Woman Goes Through In A Series Of Beatiful Pictures

Pregnancy is surely a blessing. Bringing a new life into the world, one that is your own flesh and blood is beautiful. But let’s be honest, it’s not an easy process. For nine months, a woman experiences innumerable changes in her body – some pleasant and some not so pleasant. So to document her journey, actress Kalki Koechlin took to Instagram to share a chart that she prepared to help understand what pregnancy feels like. The actress who is currently pregnant with her first child has done this so that ‘people can get a glimpse into what we are going through and maybe curious enough to research further and be better prepared to help someone who is carrying.’ 

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I know pregnancy is a celebration of life, and we pregnant women are meant to be grateful and sensitive and glowing throughout, and mostly I’ve had a healthy, safe and wonderful journey so far, but it is by far not an easy ride, it is not all butterflies and unicorns, and many days are so tough I want to crawl into bed and disappear. So I made this poster based on some of my diary notes of the last 8 months just so the non pregnant people can get a glimpse into what we are going through and may be curious enough to research further and be better prepared to help someone who is carrying. Roughly: The pink is the first trimester The white is the second The red is the third The boxes are the physical symptoms The bubbles around are my feelings and thoughts at that moment

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As the caption describes, the picture has been divided into three parts. The pink one is the first trimester, the white second and the red is the third one. The picture has the symptoms in boxes while around that, Kalki has written all her thoughts and feelings during that time. Some of her thoughts are absolutely hilarious.

For instance, in the first trimester, she has put ‘bloating, gas, burping and overheating’ as a symptom. Her thoughts to the same were ‘I’ve probably contributed to a hole in the ozone layer’ and ‘ has the AC stopped working’. Pretty hilarious, and on point, right?

Similarly, for the second trimester, she’s written ‘loss of bladder control’ with the comment ‘oops… I sneezed’. Also, for the third trimester, the funniest comment is ‘guess I don’t need a Halloween costume, I’m already a laddu’ to the symptom weight gain.

I think all women who’ve ever given birth or are pregnant right now will be applauding for Kalki. She’s put their thoughts and feelings into words that are bang on!

Tell us some of the weird symptoms you had during your pregnancy and what were your thoughts about them!

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Soha Ali Khan Got Trolled On Her Instagram Post With Daughter Inaaya For The Worst Reason Ever!

Moms (or should we say, women) can never ever escape comments about their looks and their babies. From Kareena Kapoor Khan to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to your average working mom – all mothers are constantly shamed for the choices they make. They’re shamed for losing the baby weight too fast or too slow, they’re shamed for going back to work and for choosing to stay at home, they’re shamed for looking after themselves and for letting themselves go in all the baby madness. It’s almost as if they can never win. 

It’s even worse on the internet and social media. Sitting behind a computer screen or a phone screen, people think they have been given the right to say whatever mean thing comes to their mind because there are no consequences of it. This was brought to light recently again when Soha Ali Khan posted a picture with her little baby girl Inaaya in London.


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The picture, captioned as ‘Babycino anyone?’ is an adorable photo of the mother-daughter moment where it seems like Inaaya is showing something to her mother Soha who can’t stop looking at her. But instead of finding the picture adorable, Instagrammers started commenting on how old Soha was looking. The comments ranged from distasteful “Face App use kiya maybe” to disgusting “Omg wht the hell she is looking like y Soo old…even after having money in ur bank acc.”

Here are some other comments that were not only rude but extremely unnecessary too!

Bad grammar and bad judgement!

Soha and her mom are both beautiful!

Why would you say that?

She’ll gain weight if she wants to!

Sigh!

Earlier?

My god!

However, there were also people who called out all these bullies and said just the right things!

Love this one! <3

Way to go, girl!

Soha and her husband Kunal Khemu have always been open to sharing their lives and the pictures of their adorable daughter on social media. It’s time these bullies behind a computer screen realise that it is a privilege to see this baby grow up and get a glimpse into these stars’ lives. It is, however, not their godforsaken right to comment on them. Like our moms used to say when we were growing up – ‘If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!’

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