Mother-In-Law Horror Stories
When you become a new parent, your mother-in-law could become your best ally or your worst enemy. Here are some of the scariest stories we’ve heard
"When I was six months pregnant and on, my mother-in-law kept saying, 'Wow! You've exploded!' to me once a week." -- jpa99
"Right after I had my daughter via c-section, my mother-in-law was waiting in the recovery room for me. She stood over me and kept telling me how low my blood pressure was. I was kind of in shock after the procedure and just wanted to see my baby. Like I really needed to be more worried after a major surgery!" -- soccermama
"One time during a two-hour car ride, the baby cried most of the time. Fifteen minutes into my daughter's crying, my mother-in-law started to take her out of the car seat while we were on a busy highway! She told my baby, 'I know your mom isn't going to like this, but I'm going to hold you.' I know car seats weren't always a law, but they are now and for a very good reason!" -- dee_0
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"She tried to compare her sons to my son: 'All my kids drank their bottles so fast,' or 'My kids burped once and never spit up.'" -- starfish76
"She stayed in the delivery room after I told her a billion times that she was making me feel uncomfortable. Then she stayed in my room when I was breastfeeding for the first time - she stood directly over me! It still makes me mad to think about it." -- tfs55
"She would hover over me while I was changing my son's diaper, and every time he cried, she would say 'He's constipated,' or 'He's hot.'" -- lala
"My mother-in-law pretended she was pregnant and due the same day as me." -- daisyk
"When we found out I was pregnant, my husband called his parents excitedly. All my mother-in-law could say was that he shouldn't get excited because she herself had a few miscarriages." -- mm9
"When my son was positioned up in my ribs while I was pregnant, I gently pushed my stomach so he would move. She flipped out and told me to not push on her grandson. I had to leave the room I was so mad!" -- beetee
"The day I came home from the hospital in the spring, my mother-in-law walked up to me, shook my belly and said, 'Now you just need to get rid of this by summer.'" -- gigit
"She nicknamed my son 'Ducky' while he was in utero, which I hated. Then she told everyone that it was what I called him and tricked my sister-in-law into using it as a shower theme!" -- by_u
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These stories make my heart ache and my blood pressure rise,i have the mother in law straight from you know where,i never had children with my husband for various reasons,but there are days now that i am thankful we did not,it would have turned into a living nightmare.
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