Jump to content
8 replies to this topic
Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:33 PM
Gold! First time I've been first poster in a new forum
I was waiting for this forum to come up. I guess that means, despite all my hesitations, that I am a wee bit excited!
Have done 2 tests now and got a faint line on both, so I'm taking that as a yes
Plus my period was due yesterday or day before and hasn't come yet. Plus DH and I get pregnant as soon as we look at eachother, it seems.
So who else is here? How certain are you? Are you surprised/happy/scared?
For me it will be no. 3 and intended to be the last - so I hope to find the positives in pregnancy a bit more this time given that it's the last time my body will grow a baby. After this, I'm just a dead twig on the evolutionary tree!
Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:32 PM
This is baby number two, and I'm packing my daks I tells ya! Don't get me wrong, I'm excited, but at the same time I realise life has just got easier with a two year old and we're aout to welcome a newborn into the mix! Yew! Back to breastfeeding, gazillions of nappies, sleepless nights, and those dreamy, goobery, first smiles...
It's got to be easier going from one child to two, than from none to one, right?
Many years ago I had a miscarriage, part of me is also freaking out about that happening again but I suppose all pregnant women have this fear.
Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:01 AM
Oops only just saw this!
Well I think a 2 year gap is great. I'm a bit worried about the gap being too big with my existings - will be 4 and 5 years which is a bit much, to my mind.
And yeah, once you taste freedom of a two year old it's hard to go back - let alone a 4yo! Although tell you what it will be nice to have one that can't answer back...
Yes that would be freaky That's always kind of at the back of my mind too - especially so early on. And I ate that listeria cheese that was recalled at Christmas! So that's helping my paranoia...
Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:00 AM
I got my very first ever BFP last Wednesday on 9dpo,
This is our first baby, I'm super excited.
After doing about 12 FR tests over the past week and getting all lines, and getting darker and yesterday I did a clear blue and got pregnant 2-3
I'm pretty much 99% sure. Just have to go to dr to confirm, then DH will finally believe it!
After lots of negs past few months he is having trouble believing we're having a baby!!
Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:35 AM
Hi ladies! MrsRadient, good to see you here!
Just like MrsRadient, I got my BFP last Wed @ 9dpo.
First IVF attempt (male factor) - very lucky with that!
At first I thought it may be the trigger injection, but I knew it wasn't when the line got darker every day (now darker than the control line). Given that and how I feel, I am 100% certain of my condition.
This is also our first baby, and I'm super excited too!
Given it's only 4 weeks and 1 day so I'm pretty nervous, but feeling positive just the same. I will feel a lot better after the viability scan in a couple weeks or so.
EDD 7th October.
Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:46 AM
Thanks, CallMeProtart! Congratulations to you too, and everyone here.
Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:48 AM
I had a positive test last wednesday, the day after my period was due. I had zero inkling I could be pregnant & only bought the test to prove my partner wrong. well that backfired on me when that second line came up clearly & instantly (on all 4 tests lol). Still getting my head around it. Due date Oct 9th
My children are 12.5years & 14years old! my partner has an 18months old, 3 yo & 4yo and this is our first together. we had planned to try later in the year pending my health but this one now was unexpected.
I am currently in the recovery & healing phase after rupturing 4 arteries so things are rather stressful but my doctors are ok with it pending close monitoring. I have to attend a high risk clinic asap & figure out how we are going to manage things but straight off they don't think I can go full term or deliver naturally which upsets me but under the circumstances I am going to have to work with what they think is best.
I am ok with it but my partner is so worried & stressed which I understand but I want him to relax a little so he can enjoy this whole experience.
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
The Essential Baby & Toddler Show is back this April! Save $8 off the door price for a limited time only!
Sometimes the greatest baby name ideas come from the most unexpected places, as these EB members show.
While we often think of pregnancy as a 40 week affair, experts agree that 37 weeks is actually “full term". So is there an argument for inducing all births at 37 weeks?
Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round.
As people become more aware of these benefits, I hope more parents will practice this method, so we can cut down on nappies and improve baby bonding.
Aussie actress Emily Symons has announced she is pregnant with her first baby.
A little girl will grow up without her father after the fit and healthy 34-year-old passed away while doing something he had practised his whole life.
You could be doing yourself a disservice by encouraging your toddler to have an afternoon nap, according to new research.
We've compiled a guide to some of the most popular presents for newborns and new mums, and for christenings and naming days.
Actress Jaime King is pregnant with her second child, giving 16-month-old James a sibling.
The Abbott government should extend funding to nannies, and direct childcare payments to low and middle income families, a landmark study on childcare has found.
As many as one in two newborn babies suffer from skin irritations in their first few weeks. So what are the most common rashes and irritations to look out for?
Wall decals are the answer to creating a beautiful nursery or children's space without lifting a paint brush, a spirit level or even a hammer.
Three-year-old Cain Trainor headed off home after his first day at a new preschool without telling anyone.
In spite of being in an almost constant state of motion while looking after the kids and trying to keep things together at home, it can seem as though parents have managed to get nothing on the to-do list done by the end of the day.
The middle name is no longer an afterthought, and parents' inspiration comes from many places.
A new IVF scheme offers couples the chance to fall pregnant and give birth - or get their money back. But there's more to it than you might think.
A baby born still inside the amniotic sac gave US doctors a rare glimpse at life inside the womb.
Three years ago Jason Hughes viciously attacked his ex-partner. Now she has to write to him three times a year.
A West Australian woman will fight allegations that she scammed expectant mums by selling them fake ultrasound pictures of babies.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
A Sydney mother who suffered brain damage when she was hit by a car while pushing her newborn baby in a pram has reached a confidential out-of-court settlement with the driver's insurance company.
A culturally sensitive midwifery service has gained the trust and respect of Aboriginal women.
Most mums-to-be plan to take things easy and perhaps have a little break from work as the birth of their baby draws near. Not Kate McCartney.
Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.
Last week an un-retouched photo of model Cindy Crawford surfaced, showing the 48-year-old mother-of -two posing in underwear.
Thought your toddler could not love pancakes any more than they already do? How about if the breakfast treat came in the shape of every two-year-old's favourite cartoon character?
I thought I was never going to be able to have a successful pregnancy. I decided that I wasn't going to form an emotional attachment with this baby.
February 18 marks the start of one of the most prolific annual baby competitions in Australia: the Bonds Baby Search. And this year is going to be more special than ever.
This is not something that people like to talk about, but Facebook has announced that it will grant users more control over what happens to their pages after they die.
Mother of four Marie Holmes was financially struggling after quitting her jobs at Walmart and McDonald's in order to care for her children.
A first-time mother whose daughter died hours after her frightening birth insists she was never told of the risks of being obese and pregnant.
She has labelled parents who do not vaccinate their children "misinformed imbeciles" - and for that, she makes no apologies.
Are you one of those that know the whole IKEA catalogue by heart? Love their stuff but want to personalise it? Here's some inspiration to help you realise the potential of IKEA furniture and fittings.
I never thought I’d say this, but for a brief moment last week, Kim Kardashian and I had something in common: both our kids had public tantrums.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common female hormonal condition, affecting roughly one in 12 Australian women.
If doing it on your back is out, what's the best position for labour and birth?
With Valentine's Day coming up, Nat Gilbert could be forgiven for thinking her husband might be planning a surprise for her.
We usually only hear the success stories: tales of the two-year-old who’s talking, running and completely toilet trained. But other stories need to be told too.
Sarah Kiss has a word of advice for proud mums and dads who are keen to enter their babies in this year's Bonds Baby Search Competition - just have fun.
If your family needs to go to sleep school, go with them. You are part of that family and you are part of the solution.
A French court may have ruled out Nutella as a baby name, but that doesn't have to stop you from taking inspiration from the supermarket (or bottle shop). See what parents in the US have chosen for their delicious little ones.
Check out this range of products designed to help make your breastfeeding journey more enjoyable, manageable and convenient.
Win a KitchenAid Mixer
To celebrate, and to thank our amazing fans, we?re giving away a KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer.