The Lies That New Moms Tell "I always feel the need to explain to the dressing room staff that the clothes didn't 'work out' because I just had a baby . . . meanwhile, I had the baby more than nine months ago," was one mom's confession. Another told her mother-in-law that she loved a gift that actually went straight to the attic because it was a choking hazard. Wondering what other lies and secrets most every new mom is guilty of? Go ahead and read on, your secret's safe with us!