25 Signs That You Are About To Go Into Labor

There are many strange and surprising elements of pregnancy. But when you get to the last two weeks, there are a few tip offs that help you realize this baby is coming out of you really soon.

25. You’ve become the most popular person in the elevator.
woman opening elevator

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24. Seriously, everyone wants to talk about your baby. Or touch your belly.
woman touching pregnant belly

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23. Women have started telling you all of their horrible labor stories. In terrifying detail.
cartoon of pregnant woman with quadruplets

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22. Toddlers walk faster than you.
slow sign

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21. Going outside makes you out of breath.
wide load sign uphill

20. You’ve stopped drinking anything but water. Because it’s not worth the acid reflux.
pregnant women should not drink alcohol sign

19. On the subway, people excitedly offer you seats. Where were they three months ago?
nice woman on the subway
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18. You can’t stop thinking about all the awkward places your water could break.
water splash
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17. That is, when you’re not actually on your way to the bathroom.
pregnant bathroom sign
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16. Construction workers love you. (PS: Probably because your boobs are HUGE)
construction worker thumbs up
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15. Your bed has officially become a pillow fort.

pregnancy pillow
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14. Your husband/partner has forgotten that he/she once slept there.
husband sleeping on the couch
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13. It feels like your baby is throwing a raging kegger in your stomach.
cartoon of a baby partying in utero
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12. You’ve become the target demographic for things like “the belly bib.”
belly bib

11. Or, you’ve just started using your belly as a table.
woman uses her pregnant belly as a table

10. You spent the whole weekend hanging paintings, cleaning out the fridge and doing a bunch of crap you’ve ignored your entire pregnancy.
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9. You just burst into tears for no reason. For the fourth time today.
crying woman
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8. You take one look at a bar/restaurant full of backless stools and declare: “Nope. We’re out of here.”

7. Everything in the LL Bean catalog is starting to look really awesome. (Look! Loose fitting tankinis!)
LLBean Tankini
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6. You decided today was a good day to ferociously clean your bathroom floor.
pregnant rubber gloves
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5. You’ve stopped Googling your labor questions, because you just end up on the Weird Internet.
pregnant woman globe on belly
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4. Every position you sit in has become uncomfortable.
Tara 9 months pregnant
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3. When people you haven’t seen in awhile see you, they often gasp.

2. You are 9+ months pregnant.
over it pregnancy cartoon
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1. The prospect of taking care of a new human is less scary to you than the idea of staying pregnant any longer.
pregnant woman one year later

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