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Woman's photo series shows what it is really like to be pregnant

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : Aug 28, 2017, 2:09 pm IST
Updated : Oct 1, 2017, 1:04 pm IST
Maya Vorderstrasse uses humour to share the true experience of pregnancy. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Maya Vorderstrasse uses humour to share the true experience of pregnancy. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse poses with a letter board in a series of photos and lists all the not so blissful moments of being pregnant. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse poses with a letter board in a series of photos and lists all the not so blissful moments of being pregnant. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Hormonal changes, constant need to pee, and eating whatever she wants are some of what she’s portrayed during her pregnancy. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Hormonal changes, constant need to pee, and eating whatever she wants are some of what she’s portrayed during her pregnancy. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse told the Metro she used humour to translate the challenging topics on Instagram hoping many can relate. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse told the Metro she used humour to translate the challenging topics on Instagram hoping many can relate. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse teaches her man a lesson about pregnancy by having him carry a gigantic watermelon for an hour. She claims he didn’t even last 15 minutes. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse teaches her man a lesson about pregnancy by having him carry a gigantic watermelon for an hour. She claims he didn’t even last 15 minutes. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
ince giving birth, Vorderstrasse has gone on to share the experience of being a new mother and all that comes with it. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
ince giving birth, Vorderstrasse has gone on to share the experience of being a new mother and all that comes with it. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
"There's blood, excruciating pain, and so many tears, but I'd do it all over again for her," Vorderstrasse captions this picture, after the birth of her second child Hazel. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse shares one biggest problem for her is constantly trying to catch sleep. Many new mothers can relate to that issue. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)
Vorderstrasse shares one biggest problem for her is constantly trying to catch sleep. Many new mothers can relate to that issue. (Photo: Instagram / mayavorderstrasse)

Tags: Maya Vorderstrasse, Instagram, social media, Photo Series, pregnancy, Babies