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#1 Emshelle

Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:23 AM

Hi everyone,

This is my first post, Im very new to this stuff, but I am interested in chatting to new mums due in or around June 2013. My due date is 27/06/2012 so I am 9 weeks 2 days.

Any of you feel sick, not sick, tired etc...? Interested to hear peoples stories biggrin.gif

Toodles,

Michelle tongue.gif

#2 Jbartol

Posted 23 November 2012 - 01:03 PM

Hey Michelle,

Welcome original.gif

I still consider myself to be very new at thsi stuff too so dont worry biggrin.gif

I am due on the 20th June with my first bub.  I have been feeling so sick and so incredibly tired. No vomiting though. and just started really bad indigestion too. Having to sleep upright in bed. Not fun.


I am 10 weeks 1 day original.gif

How are you feeling?

#3 Emshelle

Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:01 PM

Hi J,

Thanks for the reply. I am feeling ok similar to you, only vomited 2 or 3 times throughout so far, but feeling nausious from when I wake to when I go to sleep. Not indigestion (touch wood). I have also ben soooo tired, so just been relaxing wherever possible.

I have however been keeping up my walk 3 times a week, even thought its a struggle getting out of bed lol.

Lovely to talk to someone who is due so close to me. Also helps that were both 1st time mums, at least we can support eachother through our journey original.gif

Im in Sydney, where are you based?

Chat soon original.gif

#4 Tammoi01

Posted 23 November 2012 - 03:35 PM

Welcome Michelle and Hi Jbartol!

I'm due on the 29th of June with bubs #1 and also quite new to this forum, but love reading and catching up on how everyone is going.

I've been going quite well, but the indigestion has kicked in which doesn't help with the fact that i'm always hungry and if I don't eat when i'm hungry, I then start to feel nauseous. And my darling DP keeps eating all my snacks because it's still a novelty for him!!

But other than those things. Everything is just dandy!!!

Michelle, have you had any scans with your OB yet to see your little blob??

#5 Jbartol

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:26 PM

Hey Michelle

No problem.  I think its great to be able to talk to other first time mums to be who are due so close to me. It is so comforting to know that we are all experiencing the same things original.gif

I was also walking 3 times a week with my mum at 6am. but i just have not been able to get myself out of bed. i am really hoping that when 12 weeks hits, i feel amazing and have all my energy back cos I feel like a fat slob haha

I am in Melbs original.gif But great that we are due so close together. We can compare pregges symptoms ha.  

PS - the indigestion is shocking. it is so bad it almost makes me vomit. sad.gif

Welcome Tammoi01 .  You are also super close to our due dates original.gif  Where abouts are you?
I find that eating often helps my nausea which is good but then I always feel like I am eating.  My husband (I am not sure what DP stands for but i know it means your partner) also keeps eating all my snacks too haha.

Have you had any scans yet?

x

#6 RellBell

Posted 24 November 2012 - 06:43 AM

Hi ladies!

I'm due with my first on the 30th of June. I'm new to all of this, and i've only told one good friend and her husband so far as i'm so paranoid about miscarriage. I have had a dating scan where I saw bub's beating heart though, which was pretty exciting!

Nice to see some ladies close to my due date original.gif

#7 poppy19

Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:47 PM

heya girls, I'm based in Melbourne and due on 22/06/2013.
this is my first also. I've got my first obs appointment on Thursday and then my 12 week scan on the 11th original.gif very very excited.

my nauseas been pretty good, no vomiting but just that constant turning feeling. my belly has already popped out and is probably caused by how bloated I am.

which hospital (for the melbournians) have you chosen? I'm going with Frances Perry.

#8 Emshelle

Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:06 AM

QUOTE (Tammoi01 @ 23/11/2012, 04:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Welcome Michelle and Hi Jbartol!

I'm due on the 29th of June with bubs #1 and also quite new to this forum, but love reading and catching up on how everyone is going.

I've been going quite well, but the indigestion has kicked in which doesn't help with the fact that i'm always hungry and if I don't eat when i'm hungry, I then start to feel nauseous. And my darling DP keeps eating all my snacks because it's still a novelty for him!!

But other than those things. Everything is just dandy!!!

Michelle, have you had any scans with your OB yet to see your little blob??



Hi Tammoi,

Yes I am also the same, in that if I dont eat when Im hungry I feel sick and dizzy. We had a scan at 6 weeks to see peanuts heartbeat, we have another between 11-13 weeks to check for down syndrome.

Have you had any scans? Is this your first bubba?

#9 Emshelle

Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:13 AM

QUOTE (Jbartol @ 23/11/2012, 09:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey Michelle

No problem. I think its great to be able to talk to other first time mums to be who are due so close to me. It is so comforting to know that we are all experiencing the same things original.gif

I was also walking 3 times a week with my mum at 6am. but i just have not been able to get myself out of bed. i am really hoping that when 12 weeks hits, i feel amazing and have all my energy back cos I feel like a fat slob haha

I am in Melbs original.gif But great that we are due so close together. We can compare pregges symptoms ha.

PS - the indigestion is shocking. it is so bad it almost makes me vomit. sad.gif

Welcome Tammoi01 . You are also super close to our due dates original.gif Where abouts are you?
I find that eating often helps my nausea which is good but then I always feel like I am eating. My husband (I am not sure what DP stands for but i know it means your partner) also keeps eating all my snacks too haha.

Have you had any scans yet?

x


JBartol,

Yes, we I am hoping at 12 weeks I feel so much better cause I also feel like a slob lol...

I am in Western Sydney, NSW.

I agree its great, were so close together, seems like there is a few of us now original.gif

#10 Emshelle

Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:16 AM

QUOTE (Relly23 @ 24/11/2012, 07:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi ladies!

I'm due with my first on the 30th of June. I'm new to all of this, and i've only told one good friend and her husband so far as i'm so paranoid about miscarriage. I have had a dating scan where I saw bub's beating heart though, which was pretty exciting!

Nice to see some ladies close to my due date original.gif



Hi Relly,

Welcome to the 'end of june' club lol!

I am very new to all of this too and I have also only told a handful of people as I have miscarried (it was about 8 years ago) - I am 34 now.

According to Doc, everything is looking good and on track. Im staying positive and I feel pretty good, other than being nausious all day. Seeing bubs heartbeat is very exciting isnt it! I can't wait until my 12 week scan !!

have you decided if you want to find out the sex of bubs? I haven't made up my mind yet, my partner is leaving the decision up to me (even thought he wants to find out).

Speak soon

#11 Emshelle

Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:18 AM

QUOTE (poppy19 @ 25/11/2012, 07:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
heya girls, I'm based in Melbourne and due on 22/06/2013.
this is my first also. I've got my first obs appointment on Thursday and then my 12 week scan on the 11th original.gif very very excited.

my nauseas been pretty good, no vomiting but just that constant turning feeling. my belly has already popped out and is probably caused by how bloated I am.

which hospital (for the melbournians) have you chosen? I'm going with Frances Perry.



Hi Poppy,

Welcome! Its awesome to have so many ladies due around the same date

#12 RellBell

Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:33 AM

QUOTE (Emshelle @ 26/11/2012, 09:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Relly,

Welcome to the 'end of june' club lol!

I am very new to all of this too and I have also only told a handful of people as I have miscarried (it was about 8 years ago) - I am 34 now.

According to Doc, everything is looking good and on track. Im staying positive and I feel pretty good, other than being nausious all day. Seeing bubs heartbeat is very exciting isnt it! I can't wait until my 12 week scan !!

have you decided if you want to find out the sex of bubs? I haven't made up my mind yet, my partner is leaving the decision up to me (even thought he wants to find out).

Speak soon


I am finding out bub's gender... but my partner doesn't want to know. So i'll have to keep that one a secret (I can't stand surprises and he loves them). My doctor didn't tell me about the 12 week scan, he said my next scan wasn't until 20 weeks (after dating scan), so I am going to go back on Wednesday and hope he will refer me. As i'd like to see little bub going well before I tell my family and friends (at Christmas time). Plus I REALLY want to tell work so I can start wearing stretch pants... pregnancy hasn't been kind to my waistline!

#13 Jbartol

Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:47 AM

Welcome Relly & Poppy original.gif


How funny that we are all due around the end of June ha!

Poppy I am booked into Mitcham Private original.gif  Where is Frances Perry.?

I am really feeling like a fat slob!!! I tried to wear a dress yesterday that I wore to a wedding a couple of weeks ago and it doesnt fit me anymore sad.gif I also have work pants on today which are undone at the top as they are too tight. I don't seem to have put on weight but I definitely have a belly.  I am sure it is from all the bloating. But I cannot seem to 'suck it in' or hide it anymore ha.  I really need some stretch pants!!


Relly  before I was pregnant I never thought I would find out what we are having. But now that I am pregnant, my husband and I have decided that we just can't wait and we want to know what we are having so we will find out but won't tell anyone original.gif

I also hope you get a referral for your 12 week scan! Mine is on the 7th and I am counting down!!!


Feeling so tired and queasy today. I can't wait for that miraculous 'feeling great' after 12 weeks!!! biggrin.gif

#14 Emshelle

Posted 26 November 2012 - 12:24 PM

QUOTE (Relly23 @ 26/11/2012, 10:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am finding out bub's gender... but my partner doesn't want to know. So i'll have to keep that one a secret (I can't stand surprises and he loves them). My doctor didn't tell me about the 12 week scan, he said my next scan wasn't until 20 weeks (after dating scan), so I am going to go back on Wednesday and hope he will refer me. As i'd like to see little bub going well before I tell my family and friends (at Christmas time). Plus I REALLY want to tell work so I can start wearing stretch pants... pregnancy hasn't been kind to my waistline!



I think I want to find out actually, it will make everything so much easier to organise.
I can't wait for Thursday 13/12 cause I will be 12 weeks and I can tell everyone!

I have a feeling pregnancy is not going to kind to my waistline either. My belly is feeling rather bloated.

#15 Ness2305

Posted 26 November 2012 - 12:58 PM

Hi everyone,
Just thought to introduce myself - I'm due on the 26th June with bub no 2 so thought I'd fit in nicely here.
I'm also booked in Frances Perry so Poppy19 we could be neighbors in the maternity ward!  
Morning sickness hit with a vengeance over the weekend - serves me right for thinking I was over the worst of it last week!
I've started swimming once a week in an effort to not turn into a lazy slob - very impressed with those of you who can get up at 6am!  I went to bed at 8:30 last night - very sad!

#16 Emshelle

Posted 26 November 2012 - 03:07 PM

QUOTE (Ness2305 @ 26/11/2012, 01:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi everyone,
Just thought to introduce myself - I'm due on the 26th June with bub no 2 so thought I'd fit in nicely here.
I'm also booked in Frances Perry so Poppy19 we could be neighbors in the maternity ward!
Morning sickness hit with a vengeance over the weekend - serves me right for thinking I was over the worst of it last week!
I've started swimming once a week in an effort to not turn into a lazy slob - very impressed with those of you who can get up at 6am! I went to bed at 8:30 last night - very sad!


Hi Ness,

Welcome!

Swimming once a week is great, better than nothing at all. I actually took an Aqua clas last week which was great, and then on Friday did a slow jog which I was suprised I could do. Ended up with stitch though, so I think I will go back to a 'walk' and swimming.

Great talking to another mumma due end of June

#17 TheGub

Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

QUOTE (Relly23 @ 24/11/2012, 06:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi ladies!

I'm due with my first on the 30th of June. I'm new to all of this, and i've only told one good friend and her husband so far as i'm so paranoid about miscarriage. I have had a dating scan where I saw bub's beating heart though, which was pretty exciting!

Nice to see some ladies close to my due date original.gif


Great that there are so many of us first timers all due around the same time!

Relly23, you and I are due on the same date!!!

Like all of you, I am struggling with the fatigue and the nausea and the overheightened sense of smell (does anyone else have problems being around their partners??). I am useless at work at 4pm and pretty much fall asleep the minute I get on the train on the way home.  This seems to be lessening now, which is great.   Whilst I've got nausea, I've not thrown up at all and the nausea is starting to lessen as time goes on, so I think I've escapped pretty unscathed this time round.

I guess this issue of fitness and nausea is something I've been thinking about and wanted to ask around all of you.  Pre-pregnancy, I was a committed distance runner (120ks a week or so of training and at a very high level).  Since getting pregnant I've dropped this down to six runs a week of moderate intensity and about 60 / 65ks a week in total.  I'm also doing two or three gentle weights sessions at the gym to keep me balanced.  All strenuous work, speed work, hot yoga etc has hit the skids until I have had this wee bubs.  In light of my athletic history, my doc has OK'd this level of sporting I am comfortable in my skin doing this. I feel godawfulsick at the start of each day, but I really feel better once I've got up and gotten out for my shuffle and it seems to help manage my nausea for the rest of the day.  The fatigue too - once I get up and get moving of an evening and get to the gym, it picks my energy up and let's me deal with having to eat dinner and then the pre-bed nausea.

Is there anyone else out there doing a similar level of training?  Or are you all very much taking a more gentle approach during this period? I'd love to get an idea of what others are doing out there to manage this?

Congratulations to you all.  I'm happy that there are so many of us out there doing this at the same time and I'm looking forward to sharing this time with you.

TheGub

#18 Tammoi01

Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:42 PM

QUOTE (Emshelle @ 26/11/2012, 10:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Tammoi,

Yes I am also the same, in that if I dont eat when Im hungry I feel sick and dizzy. We had a scan at 6 weeks to see peanuts heartbeat, we have another between 11-13 weeks to check for down syndrome.

Have you had any scans? Is this your first bubba?


Hi again,

Yes this is our #1 - nickname at the moment is LeBron. My partner thinks he's hilarious coming up with the bogan nickname. I just hope he knows that over my dead body will that be our childs name!!

We had our first scan last Monday. Which was a wonderful yet still so surreal little flutter on the screen. Surreal perhaps because we haven't told anyone we're expecting yet.

#19 Mizadele

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:20 AM

TheGub - Firstly, I HAVE to applaud you fitness ethic! I have only just managed to get going in the morning again for a walk. This morning was the longest yet (since this pregnancy.)
I am a heavy girl, and have been for 10 years, ever since my first pregnancy and hormones took over my life. It has been virtually impossible to shift the weight. in the past 2-3 years, my body has decided to start dropping the excess, which is great. I lost 10 kg over the 4 months between my mc and this pregnancy, by walking with my DH in the evenings, (working my way up to interval jogging) but that got massively cut back due to ms.
I'm due to start pregnancy yoga classes tonight though, so here's hoping i manage to stay awake for that one   wink.gif
But, that's just me. If both you and your doc are happy with your routine, that's awesome. You know what you're comfortable with, more than anyone else.
Now my energy levels are coming back and the constant nausea has eased up, I'll be focusing on eating healthy and keeping up the activity.

How about everyone else?


#20 TheGub

Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:28 PM

Mizadele, congratulations on the weight loss and getting back into the yoga.  I'd love to do preggas yoga, but I'm already hyper-mobile and freak out that the stretching combined with the relaxins would wreak havoc on my body.  Let me know how you go!

Fitness and pregnancy really does seem to be 'horses for courses' kind of stuff, really.

I have difficulties sometimes getting my head around the fact that I am pretty much just 'maintaining' for the next 6.5 months or so. I'm not phased about putting on weight at all, but this is the first time in my life I've had to let go of all my racing / fitness goals and just be OK with taking it easy. It's been a big adjustment! Having said that, this is a huge time of our lives and (for me) the balance of pulling back so significantly and being OK with just going out for fitness and enjoying the fact that I am out in the open and my body is moving has actually been a very good lesson and one that I might just maintain as I become a mum!

Best of luck with the yoga!

#21 Jbartol

Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:30 PM

TheGub  you go girl. I say if your OB is happy with you at that level of exercise then enjoy it.

I went from playing netball 2 nights a week, going to the gym at least 4 days a week, walking 3 days a week and PT with a boxer one day a week... to not much at all.

I stopped netball because I am pretty competitive and didnt think that I could play 'carefully'.  I am too tired to get out of bed to goto the gym or for walks.  I have continued at my boxing PT. My OB says its fine as long as I only go 70% and my heart rate is less than 140.  I have a HRM and my trainer is great and constantly checking on me.


I am really hoping to start feeling better after 12 weeks so I can get back to some light gym work original.gif

#22 WanderingMind

Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:56 PM

Hi ladies,

My name is Stephanie and I'm due with my first on 20/6/13.  I'm also booked into Frances Perry.  This being my first baby and having only lived in Australia (Melbourne) for about a year and a half, all of this is very new to me!  There are different words for things here than what I'm used to in the US so I am lost a lot.  Had to look up today what bunny rug and cot were!  I think there's going to be a lot of that, so hopefully it's OK if I ask lots of questions.  Looking forward to getting to know all of you.

#23 Jbartol

Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:02 AM

Welcome Stephanie original.gif

We are due date buddies, I am also 20/06/13 original.gif

Feel free to ask as many questions as you like. All the women on here are so lovely and helpful.  Hopefully you get to know everything you need in time for bub original.gif


x

#24 Jbartol

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:37 PM

Hi Guys,

It's been a bit quiet on here lately.

Thought I would update you and let you know I had my 12 week scan last week and bub looks great. Measuring all on time and NT results were great. So we are pretty chuffed.

starting to feel a little less sick and tired too!!

How is everyone else going?

x

#25 Tammoi01

Posted 17 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

Hi all,

Wow things have been very quiet on this post

I'm guessing we've all either had, or close to having 12 week scans. I've got mine on Thursday (12 + 6) and i'm feeling quite anxious about it...just hoping all is going well with the little one!

I've been having a crap past few days as I lost my job on Friday afternoon, which coincidently puts an end to me having to tell my boss about the baby. But now it's the extra stress of trying to find some contract work to last me until mid June.




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