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#1 kahm

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:40 PM

We haven't told anyone about bub except for close family and my best friend who I hang out with weekly for a pint-and-chat.  We've been trying to keep it under wraps, just in case anything goes wrong.

Anyway, we had some friends over last night for dinner and board games (nerd alert!)  DP was burnincooking stuff on the BBQ and one of our good friends sidled up to him and said "um, is Kahm pregnant?"

DP said "well, yes, but how on earth did you figure it out? Is it because she's not drinking?" and our friend said "Oh, a bunch of reasons really".

I mean, he's a good enough friend that I'm happy for him to know, I went to kindy with his wife for crying out loud.  I just didn't want them to have to keep a secret for me, so I didn't say anything.  But I got busted anyway - and I'm DYING to know what gave it away!!

Anyone else got 'busted' stories?

#2 Alpha_Chook

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:45 PM

Well kind of, haha. When I told my workmates I was pregnant a few of them said they had guessed based on the foods I was eating....healthy morning teas of fruit and yogurt got replaced with pop tarts and crumpets and hot cakes!! (early cravings)

#3 Chaos in stereo

Posted 11 November 2012 - 05:52 PM

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Edited by Chaos in stereo, 26 August 2013 - 05:30 PM.


#4 Adamira

Posted 11 November 2012 - 08:05 PM

I was at my friends house and her mum pulled her aside to ask if I was pregnant, my friend told her mum not to say. Anything in case I wasn't. Nothing like that to make you feel like a whale biggrin.gif .
Admittedly I am already huge, so I don't even want to think about how big I will be by the end.

#5 key_gal

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:05 AM

Two of my friends just confronted me yesterday at dinner party infront of 6 others who are not very close friends if I am pregnant. I just asked him if he think I am fat to divert the question. Apparently it cos im not drinking alcohol and insisted eating cooked food only. (They were thinking of sashimi for dinner). Anyway its rather hard bcos I never turn down a glass of red or white bfore so it was a really clear sign to many. My BFF was there n said that I am actively trying to ease of the confrontation. Phew...



#6 (feral)epg

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:13 AM

All of my friends knew we were trying anyway - had this pattern of abstaining from alcohol for 2 weeks (when I COULD have been pregnant), then drinking for 2 weeks when I knew I wasn't - so when this pattern changed it was pretty obvious what was going on.

My workmates guessed because I kept vomiting at work.

My (male) hairdresser guessed because my boobs double in size!  He'd just had a few family members and girlfriends announce though so he was 'attuned' to the changes.

#7 niggles

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:22 AM

My mother's group busted me within 5 minutes of arriving at my 30th. I'd only found out myself a few days before but given we were in the habit of drinking champagne at 11 on a Monday morning, my sticking to the punch did not go unnoticed for long.

#8 Mama8

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:25 AM

we decided to tell our DS1 who is 14 our DD1 (8) overheard and instead of talking to us about it she told her school admin ladies.
I went in the next week for an unrelated reason and i got congratulated on being pregnant with twins  unsure.gif

I cleared that up but then had to admit that yes we were having another baby lol

#9 Buff Daddy

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:50 AM

Not quite getting busted, but along the same lines. DW was asked by her optometrist if she was pregnant.  At the time, we were unaware that we were.  The optometrist had seen something in her eyes that he only ever saw in pregnant women.

DW went home and peed on a stick and she was pregnant!!

Buff   biggrin.gif

#10 RealityBites

Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:55 AM

QUOTE (Buff Daddy @ 12/11/2012, 12:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not quite getting busted, but along the same lines. DW was asked by her optometrist if she was pregnant.  At the time, we were unaware that we were.  The optometrist had seen something in her eyes that he only ever saw in pregnant women.

DW went home and peed on a stick and she was pregnant!!

Buff   biggrin.gif


Pure terror?  biggrin.gif

#11 kahm

Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:24 PM

QUOTE
Pure terror?


Bahahahaha!

#12 leJadie

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

I haven't been busted yet, but work are onto me. It is coming and I've already had some joke comments about it! lol

Edited by leJadie, 12 November 2012 - 06:13 PM.


#13 gonggirl

Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:34 PM

Unfortunately yes my massive baby belly gives me up as it sticks out of all my clothes and doesn't look like I just ate too much

#14 Llama in Pyjamas

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:41 AM

QUOTE (niggles @ 12/11/2012, 12:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My mother's group busted me within 5 minutes of arriving at my 30th. I'd only found out myself a few days before but given we were in the habit of drinking champagne at 11 on a Monday morning, my sticking to the punch did not go unnoticed for long.

That is my sort of mothers group!!

biggrin.gif

No one has said anything to me yet.

#15 Miss Cindy

Posted 21 November 2012 - 06:53 PM

My boss at work offered me a different job because someone just told her she was pregnant and would be leaving in May next year. So I had to decline and say I would be leaving in June. However my boss did know that I had been going to a clinic for 2 years so she was expecting it eventually!

#16 wilson99

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:27 PM

some random stranger on a train told me 'congratulations, when are you due' when I was about 9 weeks pg with DD1.

Totally freaked me out.

Apparently I 'had the glow'. No one got told for another 4 weeks and I figured a stranger wouldn't be telling them lol.

#17 Boyz_Mama

Posted 21 November 2012 - 10:10 PM

well...

there was the friends mum who saw me at the shop when i was 4wks preg and had just had a blood test,,, and she msged me that night on fbook to ask if i was preg

then there were 2 ladies at hubbies work (who i know & see regularly) who individually asked hubby if i was...

the lady i barely know on our touch team who asked last week (9 wks) if i was. she's a midwife & said could see something in my eyes.

then a friend of my hubby asked...

a girl i used to mentor asked.....

probably others but losing track biggrin.gif

seriously! worst kept secret ever. lol.





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