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"I trained my old dog to pick up anything I couldn’t reach" and other hilarious pregnancy hacks

Morning sickness, interesting cravings, the constant need to pee, a ferocious appetite and protruding belly: pregnancy is no laughing matter. 

But if this online post is anything to go by, it seems a wicked sense of humour coupled with extreme creativity is Mother Nature's way of helping expectant moms deal with the many health ailments that come along with being pregnant. 

SalemMama took to Reddit's r/BabyBumps forum to get other moms to share their pregnancy hacks. 

"What kind of things (serious and funny) are you doing now during pregnancy to make your life easier?" she asked, and got some unique pregnancy hacks. 


Also see: “See, I told you it was a real thing!” – our readers' hilarious responses to men getting morning sickness

Which pregnancy hacks helped you get through pregnancy? Share your story with us and we could publish your letter. Do let us know if you'd like to stay anonymous.


"I trained my old dog to pick up anything I couldn’t reach" 

Say what! 

"I wear my slippers to the grocery store"

"Sitting on the stairs makes getting dressed much easier"

"Standing up to pee"


Also see: "We're" pregnant? Uh, I don't think so


Pregnancy hacks 101 

Gauging from the responses, it's clear moms-to-be need to adopt some creative habits to get through the day, with everyday tasks getting super complicated with a huge belly in tow. 

Curiosity piqued, we searched the internet for some more funny pregnancy hacks, and the internet did not disappoint. 

Repurposing the bump 



For those hard to reach places



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When baby won't stop moving

That bump life 



When staying cool is life

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Which pregnancy hacks helped you get through pregnancy? Share your story with us and we could publish your letter. Do let us know if you'd like to stay anonymous.

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