This Overconfident Man Donned A Pregnancy Belly To See Just How Hard It Is To Be Pregnant

Posted by Annie N. in Relationships On 2nd September 2021
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This man was confident he could handle being pregnant for a day but failed miserably. After a small experiment of wearing a pregnancy belly for a day, he has come to the realisation that being pregnant is much harder than it seems.

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Maitland Hanley however was a little skeptical of the true struggle of being pregnant when his wife recently became pregnant.

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In an effort to understand his wife’s experience and truly see it through her eyes, he saw this as an opportunity to do an experiment that would enlighten him.

He created a makeshift pregnancy belly where he used cling film and tape to attach three melons to his abdomen and torso.

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Even getting out of bed was a struggle as he flailed about, causing everyone to have a laugh.

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Even though being pregnant doesn't just mean a larger belly, the melon was the closest that Hanley could really get to recreating the experience. He then tried to get in and out of the bath.

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He tried the same thing again with the car. Needless to say, he failed miserably at all his attempts.

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One thing however that he did master was putting on shoes without the struggle of bending down.

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He could still do pushups but that was something that probably wasn’t safe for the baby.

He even pushed the envelope a little and headed down to his favourite fast food joint to sate his ‘cravings’.

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The only perk he experienced was the ability to use his belly as a small table.

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Since becoming a father, Hanley is a step further in understanding what his wife went through while on her journey of pregnancy.

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