Weird body hair you never had before, everyone suddenly wanting to touch your stomach, not being able to eat your favorite foods, swelling, too many unwanted questions… Any of those sounds familiar? If so, you’ve probably been pregnant.
Illustrator and Norwegian mom Line Severinsen began drawing cartoons detailing these kinds of pregnancy problems when she was pregnant with her first child in 2012. The cartoons are funny, inspiring, and spot on. She recently told The Huffington Post why she started making them, and why she continues:
“I thought to myself that there is no way that no other people felt and looked like I did. So I wanted to create a counterpoint to help people like me to understand that they weren’t alone and that it is OK to feel and act less than perfect sometimes…I now have a 3-year-old girl and a 5-month-old boy, which guarantees that I won’t run out of stories for many years to come.”
These are some of our favorites: