With the rise of social media, experiences that were once restricted to in-person company (weddings, birthday parties, baby showers) have been made public. And our always-connected culture promotes the perception that the more people do something, the better an idea it is.
But, I promise you, just because Kim Kardashian (and subsequently every pregnant woman you know) has chosen to dress only in bodycon neutrals, that doesn't mean you have to do the same. Regardless of what the Internet tells you (and yes, I recognize the irony of that statement), your pregnancy and birth process should reflect exactly what you want. No offense to your Instagram followers, but nobody else's opinion matters.
With that in mind, I've rounded up nine pregnancy trends that you absolutely, definitely don't need to indulge in — unless YOU want to.