IN PICTURES: An Insta mom, her brood and a baby bump

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US blogger and mother of 3 (with one on the way) Charlotte Chatman just took documenting an ever-changing baby bump to a whole new level, posting cleverly crafted photos of her bump via Instagram

'My Braxton Hicks are killing me, and I must confess I have to pee, when I have mood swings I lose my mind. So give me a sign. Kick me baby one more time.'

'Relax. We've got our ducks in a row.'

Charlotte uses a letter board in each picture sharing reimagined song lyrics and other short recounts which perfectly sum up her pregnancy experience for that day or week. 

'If only I had a dollar for every time a stranger told me how full my hands are.'

Also see: IN PICTURES: Instagram mom gets real about pregnancy in a hilarious way

'Yes, they are all mine, so looks like my plan to take over the world is right on schedule...'

The results are a creative way of dealing with the sometimes negative comments a pregnant mother of 3 gets, and the clever mommy just might be starting a sweet trend. 


How do you deal with unsolicited pregnancy and baby advice? What's the worst/best advice you've gotten? What's the worst comment you've heard since becoming pregnant? Tell us by emailing to chatback@parent24.com and we could publish your letter. Do let us know if you'd like to stay anonymous.  


'Superheroes save the day while wearing leggings, which basically means that moms really are superheroes.'

'If I wanna be your mother - come out and we'll be friends. The first 8 months took forever but the last month never ends.'

'I've got bottles and boppys aplenty. I've got bumbos and bouncers galore. Want thingamabobs? I've got plenty but who cares? No big deal, I'm nesting some more.'

Of her making lemonade out of lemons photo-stories, Charlotte commented on her blog

"People don’t even realize they’re being a little rude by making comments like these… they legitimately think they’re being funny. That’s why you just have to show them that you and your magical baby-making powers are, in fact, funnier than they are." 

You tell them, Charlotte Chatman!  

How do you deal with unsolicited pregnancy and baby advice? What the worst/best advice you've gotten? What's the comment you've heard since becoming pregnant? Tell us by emailing to chatback@parent24.com and we could publish your letter. Do let us know if you'd like to stay anonymous.  

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