Pregnancy Should Be Sacred, I Find Baby Bump Irritating – Chimamanda

I just hope, this will go a long way to reduce this irritating trend of baby bump exposure women are going crazy about these days. Award-winning writer and new mum Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie, in a recent interview with UK’s Channel 4 News where she spoke about racism in America and the UK, among other matters, says that pregnancy is a sacred state that a woman ought to be discreet about and not go all show off online for the whole world to see.
According to her, this is the reason she did not make it a public matter when she was expecting her child. She said:

“I wanted my pregnancy to be something I shared with the people I love, with the people who know me. There is a kind of pregnancy as a trendy thing that I find very uncomfortable with and I deeply dislike expressions like ‘baby bump’. 

“I find it very irritating. It was a very deeply introspective time, thinking about (how) my life is going to change forever and the enormousness of bringing a baby into the world. It was a sacred time for me and I wanted to share it with the people I love.

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