Push presents are meant to reward a woman for going through nine arduous months, successfully conquering the battle of labor, and finally bringing new life into the word. But some push present ideas are like a slap in the face, pulling women right out of their heroic celebration and shouting, “Hey, get back to the kitchen and make me a sammich.” Or something like that.
Over the last several weeks, I’ve received a number of emails from guys asking about which push present ideas they should run with – and some of them are downright horrible. Of course, the perpetrators will remain anonymous. Hopefully they’ve decided to take a better look around this blog and pick out some of the push present ideas that actually make sense.
Without further ado, I present to you the worst push present ideas ever:
Breast Milk Pump – while this might be a nice gift at the baby shower, giving a woman a breast pump as a push present is akin to telling her she’s nothing more than livestock. Like a heifer on the farm, she’ll carry a calf, and then be sent off for milking. Unless your baby’s mother actually asked for one, don’t even think about it.
Lingerie – okay, we get it, guys. You’ve spent a number of months dealing with awkward sex, and now you’re looking at another six weeks until you can get it on. But lingerie isn’t a good push present (although, for my fellow ladies reading this post, it makes the perfect reverse push present). The idea, here, is to reward her tenacity during the pregnancy – and giving her a sign that the only thing on your mind is getting back in the sack is not going to make her feel rewarded. [Read more…] about The Worst Push Present Ideas Ever