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Who else used to rest things on their bump during pregnancy.

(17 Posts)
Oldbutbold Wed 29-Jan-20 16:30:14

I was heading to town on the bus this morning when a young pregnant lady came and sat down beside me. She pulled out a apple snack pack and just plonked it down on her bump to start eating from it. I just started chuckling to myself as I remember doing exactly the same thing when I was pregnant. Having a bump used to be the most useful thing in the world or the most annoying lol.

Who else used to use theirs as a table and what was the funniest thing you used for?

SueDonim Wed 29-Jan-20 16:33:55

One of my cats used to sit on my bump. It didn’t help with my indigestion! grin

Bathsheba Wed 29-Jan-20 16:34:32

I got a soaking when my daughter kicked my cup and saucer over as it rested on my bump! Thankfully the tea had cooled, otherwise I could have been scalded as well as soaked grin

tanith Wed 29-Jan-20 16:49:32

Cuppa tea on its saucer was often balanced on my bump too.

AGAA4 Wed 29-Jan-20 16:49:53

There is a photo of me with my coffee mug resting on my bump

lemongrove Wed 29-Jan-20 16:51:34

Yes, the bump was super useful to place things on, a cup of tea, a book etc.
I am thinking of encouraging my incipient bump to grow even more ( pass the cake) a spare tyre may as well be useful.

vampirequeen Wed 29-Jan-20 16:52:01

It was the perfect table.

M0nica Wed 29-Jan-20 16:53:03

DH rests his computer on his bump, which, to be fair is gradually decreasing grin

Ohmother Wed 29-Jan-20 18:25:05

Back in the day my mum apparently used to balance the ashtray on her bump. That was her explanation of me being born with a prominent brown round birth mark on my hip! I guess it was a ciggy burn. 😳

Marmight Wed 29-Jan-20 19:42:05

The cat; just fitted in between the bump and the boobs. Daughter/bump can’t stand cats 🤔

Callistemon Wed 29-Jan-20 19:51:51

I did spill rather warm tea on my bump which made me jump up from where I was lounging on the sofa.
I blame that for starting off labour (baby was overdue anyway).

Willow500 Wed 29-Jan-20 20:26:34

Trays - I was a waitress at the time and used to carry the trays of puddings or cups of coffee into the dining room on my bump grin

JuliaM Wed 29-Jan-20 21:05:03

I worked on nightduty as a nurse right upto 34weeks pregnant with my youngest daughter, and used to sit in a comfy chair in the patients day room doing paperwork and writing up the patients notes with the files balanced on my bump between ward rounds!

AllotmentLil Wed 29-Jan-20 23:14:24

I balanced my cheque book when I was paying the milkman! grin

Evie64 Wed 29-Jan-20 23:41:34

My plate always rested nicely on my bump grin

Grandma2213 Thu 30-Jan-20 02:10:24

I learned not to fill my mug too full after baby number one gave a giant leap and spilled it!!

OldJoints Thu 30-Jan-20 19:26:15

YES! Bump was very handy for resting tea on while I dunked my biscuits lol. It did come with the risk factor though, I to did have a couple cups kicked all down me. Those kicks were powerful. Makes me wish I still had one now.