Wednesday, 05 August 2009
As I was leaving the parking lot after paying a bill I see this lady smoking but when she started turning around, I notice that she's pregnant. At first I wasn't sure. So I just took countless of glances (I didn't want her to think I was a stalker). It's confirmed. She's pregnant.
She looked like she was 7 months pregnant. Everything started moving in slow-motion. I saw her holding a cigarette and bringing it up to her mouth. Not once. Not twice. Heck, she was more than half way with her cigarette.
My heart sank. All I can wonder was what was going through her mind at that very second. Does she care about her baby at all? Is she purposely doing that to kill the baby because she can't afford an abortion? Isn't it illegal? Why the heck would she do such a thing?That wasn't the first time I saw a pregnant lady do that. I work at my mom's beauty shop and we have a customer that got pregnant three times. Every time she would come here she would go outside and smoke.
Her second child is, I think 6 years old. She can hardly talk properly. I don't understand a word that she is saying. My mom told me that while she was pregnant she was on drugs.I'm no mommy, but I sure as heck want to be. And I most definitely know that I would NEVER EVER do that to my baby. I know I may not be able to stop it completely but is there something that I can do to help stop it? Or should I just go on and mind my own business? What do you do when you see a pregnant lady doing that?