Getting married and having a baby are two momentous occasions. So you'd think that when a woman is about to tie the knot and one of her bridesmaids announces that she's expecting a baby, there'd be congratulations all around, right? Well, not always.
Some brides have turned to wedding forums to vent about pregnant bridesmaids. And rather than being happy for a friend's impending bundle of joy, some have expressed anger and resentment. "When I think about my vision for my day, it doesn't include a bunch of 9 month pregnant girls," one woman, who had three expectant bridesmaids in her wedding party, wrote. "I feel like my whole day is ruined." Bethany Ramos of Mommyish.com rounded up a few of the angriest bride rants, and her post quickly became a flashpoint for wedding etiquette conversations, generating more than 200 comments.
Another woman expressed concern that a pregnant sister-in-law whose due date was close to the wedding might go into labor during the ceremony and thus get moreRead More »from Pregnant Bridesmaids: What's the Etiquette?