Six Films Pregnant Women Should Never, Ever Watch

Pregnancy can be one of the most emotional life experiences for a woman, so it's probably not the best time for an expecting mom to watch some gory horror flick -- especially one involving traumatic childbirth scenes or potentially demonic fetuses.

The debate of whether or not to watch gnarly horror flicks while pregnant is a familiar one for local cult film guru Andrea Beesley, who's both a longtime horror movie buff and an expectant mother.

The "Midnite Movie Mamacita" and fiancé Jeremiah Wilkerson are less than six weeks away from becoming parents, and she has a few words of movie wisdom to share with moms-to-be.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.