Hospital food has never been known as a five-star dining experience - but one would hope that it would at least be healthy and abundant, no matter a patient's diet.
Sadly, a number of vegan parents have discovered that, in most cases, quite the opposite is true.
These head-shaking meals left us wondering if Pizza Hut would deliver a plant-based pie to the maternity ward.
Bella, a breastfeeding new mum in the UK patiently awaited her meal - never expecting a lone slice of bread and a shrug of the shoulders.
Breastfeeding burns roughly 300 to 500 extra calories a day.
That’s a lot of toast!
Rhiannon from Cardiff explained her vegan diet, assuming it would be easy for the hospital to accommodate, but was disappointed to receive a pile of carrots, peas, and not much else!
Emma found herself in hospital in France due to a pregnancy related ailment.
Her breakfast consisted of a small container of apple sauce, and nothing more but well wishes.
Apparently Canadian moms don't fare much better, as Amy was so unsure of the bowl of mystery food served to her in Vancouver, that she opted for the dry toast instead.
Finally, Amy's neighbor to the south, Typhany, was brought lettuce in a bag, chips, and dry bread shortly after giving birth in a Midwest hospital.
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