04/30/2015 12:01 EDT | Updated 04/30/2015 12:59 EDT

10 Pregnancy Tips I Wish Someone Had Told Me


Being pregnant, especially for the first time, is a surreal experience. You're exploding in weight, your hormones are off the charts, and you eventually have a live human kicking you from the inside.

Beautiful? Sure. Strange? Absolutely.

And those who are experiencing this for the first time, you will get A LOT of pregnancy tips. Some are more useful than others. Here are 10 pregnancy tips I wish someone had told me. (You're welcome.)

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