With the festive season approaching rapidly, being pregnant does have its benefits, even if you may feel a little glum at the prospect of being the only sober one.
Time to relax
This may depend on how far gone you are, but your family are less likely to expect you to host this year. Enjoy visiting relatives and let them do the hard work of cooking and entertaining while you enjoy a well-earned rest. If baby has already arrived, then this also gives you a free pass to just enjoy time with your baby while family and friends provide the meals.