misuse of an expectant mommy. This misuse is most often perpetrated by the female's spouse, partner, or general. Spurts of temper can progress to yelling and name calling. After that pushing and pushing. Employing assault can start a pattern. It's estimated that 1 in 12 expecting mothers is battered. Many cases of pregnancy punishment aren't reported because the woman who was outdone is afraid or ashamed or perhaps is dependent on the abuser.