06 October 2011

RE: I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant

I'll admit it, I have been known to watch a few episodes of I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant. ... and by 'a few,' I mean more like 8.  Each episode features 2 separate tales, albeit almost every one follows the same format:


  • gal unknowingly becomes pregnant
  • time passes, and then:
  • go to bathroom
  • severe back pain
  • go to bathroom
  • possibly constipated
  • thoughts of possible kidney/ appendix issues
  • go to bathroom
  • pain gets worse
  • reach down
  • feel goopy baby between legs
  • panic
  • go to hospital
  • OR 
  • poop baby out in toilet
  • (can you imagine coming into the world via being squirted into a toilet!?)
  • baby is born
  • new mother admits to smoking and drinking throughout pregnancy
  • panics about health of baby
  • baby is always healthy
  • ... every show ends with new mother saying, "in hindsight there were definitely signs that I was pregnant"

Why am I fascinated by this?



3 comments:

  1. I am fascinated that such a show exists! Okay, I could see one, maybe two cases of this. But a whole series of these shows? It boggles. Just boggles!

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  2. exactly! the fact that there are enough cases like this to create an entire tv series is just crazy ... who would have thought?

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  3. I have a friend who (has not appeared on show) but claims this of her 2nd child. She is a tiny girl who had a baby 2 years previously....I DO NOT BELIEVE it. I think they know and just have some reason for not telling. Personally I have been pregnant 3 times, I don't know how you would not know.

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