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#1 ~A2~

Posted 18 February 2013 - 01:30 PM

Hi everyone

Congratulations to you all!

I have made this the general chat thread for you to talk and share, I will start new threads for this group at about 100 posts.

Please take a moment to read the rules and guidelines for this area (pinned at the top of the page)

Feel free to start your own threads as well if there is anything specific you would like to discuss or keep separate.


Also please PM me if you have any questions or suggestions.

Congratulations again!

Ali

#2 bubblynutter

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:48 AM

Wow. Looks like I am first in here!

I'm due November 3 with my second. My DS is 10mo, will be an age gap of 18.5m. Hoping to go early this time, as I was contracting regularly from 37w with DS with no cervix dilation, but once it finally dilated it was quick!

My first DIG is still going strong, but hoping to meet some new lovely ladies. original.gif

#3 AllyK81

Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:04 PM

Hi -I call silver!

Subject to a dating scan, I will be due on 04 November.

This is our first after a miscarriage at 10 weeks in October.

I had forgotten how tired I feel when pregnant!! I am falling asleep at my desk!

Edited by AllyK81, 25 February 2013 - 03:05 PM.


#4 Maeli

Posted 25 February 2013 - 05:40 PM

Bronze biggrin.gif

Due with no.7, due somewhere between Oct 30-Nov 1-2 wink.gif

Will bounce between both boards until I know for sure wink.gif

Looking forward to being part of the board wink.gif

AllyK81 - Extremely tired here too!

#5 AllyK81

Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:14 AM

Hi Maeli - seven! My goodness. How lucky are you!

I am going to have a LOT of questions for you as we move forward - I am sure you must be an expert!

#6 leisamd

Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:36 AM

Hi gals, congrats to all of you!

I got a BFP on friday night (and another saturday & sunday).  

This will be baby #4 for us.  I m/c last year at 12 weeks so I'm holding my breath for a while... I also m/c my first pregnancy 9 years ago at 13 weeks.  Feeling more confident about this one for some reason.

I'm not sure when I'm due yet, very early Nov I think, this was a surprise.  I only bought a test because I figured murphy's law would kick in and my period would arrive... wrong!  

I've been very nauseas and tired already, so I hope I'm not further along than I think...

My kids will be 8, 6 and 3 when this one is born.

#7 *~Luvmy3~*

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:08 PM

Hi hope i can join you all, my due date will be around 11th November.

My name is Kylie, im 27 and live in Perth with my partner and our 2 boys Brock & Zach.

This is our lucky last bub and i got my BFP.gif just this morning and had bloods taken with my results being my HCG is 35.

We are hoping for a pink bundle but we are keeping this one a surprise bub so wont know til he/she is born. I have my names sorted already so pretty much just a waiting game now.... cant wait for a dating scan!!

#8 AllyK81

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:21 PM

Hi luvmy3 - congrats!!

I just got my 11dpo hcg back & it was 490. This seems at the high end - I have joked about wanting twins..!!!

#9 Joan10

Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:47 PM

Hi Everybody!

I hope I get to join you all. I got my first BFP this morning with a FR test which, and a second BFP with a pregnosis a few hours later, as I was still in a state of disbelief. It said to read the test in 3min or add another 1 min, but do not read after 10min. After 6min it became a BFP too - am waiting till tomorrow morning to do another test.

My husband and I unfortunately had an ectopic pregnancy last year, and it would have been due this week, so I'm really hoping that that one sticks.

I was very overweight last year, so I lost 25kg, as I was scared of getting an ectopic again and wanted to make sure I gave the next baby a good chance. So here we are with a BFP on our first month trying. YAY.

I have a doctors appointment tomorrow afternoon, and will let you know how my HCG levels are. If I calculated correctly, I would be due around November 8th =)

#10 geminithinker

Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:49 PM

Hi All
Just found out my news yesterday and we're due Nov 2nd original.gif

We've been through our first round of IVF and I'm still on the crinone.
I'm soooo bloated that my tummy is actually hurting from the stretch.

Was anyone on crinone, found out they were BFP, stopped crinone, and lost the bloatiness?
I'm really hoping so :S I feel like I'm the size of what I should be at 5 months.

#11 bechenoah

Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:59 PM

Hi everyone
After 4 years of trying I am here!! I am due on the 5th of November which is our 5 year anniversary original.gif so happy but so scared

Best of luck to everyone
Xx

#12 Maeli

Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:56 PM

Congratulations ladies! biggrin.gif

Great to see this thread getting some numbers biggrin.gif

#13 aussieindk

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:48 AM

Can i join too? I Got my positive yesterday. It will be baby number 3 for me.
I had a miscarriage last march, so i am trying to stay hopeful.



#14 theweehaggis

Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:54 AM

Im from the Sept DIG... just popped in to say hello to AllyK81! Congrats on the BFP!

Congrats to you all... hopevthey are all sticky and you all have uneventful plainsailing pregnancies!!

#15 AllyK81

Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:34 AM

Thank you so much Theweehaggis! You are a sweetheart!

I do hope all is going well for you my dear.

#16 Maeli

Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:27 PM

Good morning ladies! biggrin.gif

How is everyone feeling today?

Me - I am nauseous, extremely tired, sore bbs, icky mouth, lots of excess saliva, can't concentrate,  and one of my eyes keeps twitching lol!
No more bleeding,  which is awesome. I've continued to test, and they've kept getting darker, which has been reassuring under the circumstances.

AllyK81 - Yes were very lucky indeed biggrin.gif   Your hcg levels sound good. Twins would be great!

Joan 10 - Congratulations on the pregnancy, and on the weightloss!  I've just lost 15 myself original.gif
Goodluck with  your appointment!

aussieindk - Congratulations!! biggrin.gif

#17 *~Luvmy3~*

Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:09 PM

Hi Maeli, i have no symptoms other than feeling tired... i never had any symptoms with my 2 boys so didnt expect any this time and so im wondering whether or not i will experience morning sickness.

#18 wendylady

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:26 PM

Hi Everyone,

I'm a second time mummy, first time joining a DIG.

Got BFP on tuesday night and worked out today that bub will be due around Nov 3rd.

Still a bit flabbergasted.  even though we've been trying since nov last year.

I had convinced myself it wasn't going to happen this month. I did the test on a whim because i had 2 sitting in the drawer and I was sure I AF was about to arrive and thought it would get me over this darned PMT i'd been having.

I debated phoning hubby - it was after midnight and he was still at work - but figured he'd be more cross about me keeping it to myself. First thing I said was "its not PMT!" - He got my drift straight away, clever man.

Not much in the way of symptoms, except sore boobs and a very short temper. rolleyes.gif
Last time i already had heaps of nausea which was how we knew. Hoping it will be different this time, my least fav part of my last pg was the constant sea sick feeling I had.

Still a bit in shock and will wait to tell anyone. Can't believe we'll have a new bub for Christmas!

I have heaps of travel coming up this year 3 OS trips for work (april, July and Sept). Not sure how i'll cope with the July one, did the same thing last time and was selling at a trade show in singapore at 6mths - the humidity almost killed me and I was too tired to do anything except work and eat.

My mind is boggling when ever I remember - the rest of the time i'm amazed that its biz as usual.

Guess I should book a DR app - but that would then make it very real....

#19 MarsBarSlice

Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:07 PM

Damn just lost my post.  I'll do the short version.

I'm due 6 november.  This is quite a shock to myself and DP.  Did a test on monday, tuesday and today.  I have a gp appt next tuesday to get bloods done and a dating scan booked in at 7 weeks.

This is our 3rd.  We have 2 boys and won't find out what we are having.  A girl would be great but I am sure I'm destined for boys and that's not a bad thing.  I had 2 m/c between my boys so am quite nervous and not game to tell anyone until all is considered the safe point.  I've been wanting to post since monday but didn't have the nerve.

So congrats to all of you.  It's so exciting and hearing all your stories and vents will be great company.

Take care, xx  biggrin.gif

#20 aussieindk

Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:44 PM

I think i am due on the 3rd of November.
I am feeling tired and my boobs are sore, and i have been more argumentative/ get grumpy quicker.  My two girls were born two weeks early.


#21 bubblynutter

Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:30 AM

Hey ladies, I got my betas back - at 13dpo it was 55, and 16dpo was 283!! Doubling time of 28hrs.... Curious to see what the 7w scan reveals. wink.gif

Will hopefully come back for some personals, but welcome to all the new BFPs!

#22 Joan10

Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:30 AM

Hi again all =)
Glad to see more and more names being added to our DIG.

My appointment yesterday went well. Blood test and urine sample. My OB who was aware of my previous ectopic wanted me to get two HCG results before seeing him just to ensure its progressing well but my normal GP said I would be fine.

Of course I'm still getting both, but I feel so much more confident with this pregnancy. It just feels... Different. I got my bfp from the hpt by 10dpo unlike the ectopic at 18dpo due to low hcg. Plus this time I have heaps more symptoms.

My symptoms:
- fatigue. Asleep by 930pm as opposed to the usual 11pm,
- sore boobs
- and the most embarrassing of all gas and constipation. This is my most prevalent symptom =( lol

Anyway, hope your pregnancies have been smooth so far. I wish it were end of March already so I could get my early scan lol.

#23 teatime

Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:50 AM

Hi all, waves.gif

Got my BFP last friday at 13dpo and bHCG at 16dpo was 225.

I have 23mth DS and have had 2 miscarriages (nov12 & jan13) so praying for a sticky bub.

So far just feeling really tired and you know that feeling when you've been on a boat for a while then you get off and you still feel like you're rocking? I have that ever so slighlty.

Looking forward to getting to know you all and wishing us all an uneventful 8mths!  original.gif

#24 *~Luvmy3~*

Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:10 AM

Morning!

Took another test this morning and there is no denying it..... just having no symptoms other than being tired makes it hard for me to believe it. I am going to book into my Dr on the 18th and he will give me a referral for a scan and i will get that done on the 21st so i should be about 6 weeks 4 days... omg in 3 weeks i will get to see my precious lil miracle eexcite.gif

#25 Mumma_A

Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:14 AM

Hi Ladies,

I am hoping to join your group, I got my BFP a few days ago VERY VERY FEINT so I am still kinda not 100% but AF hasnt arrived and the BFP was there... I have been with EB for a few years now and as this will be baby #2 my other DIG is still going very strong so I really hope to have the same relationship with you girlies.

I am very nervous (and have been driving my first Dig crazy) not being 100% about it all... I am very confident that I am but with the BFP being so so feint I am just a big worry wart!
AF was due on 24 Feb so I am 5 days late, no other symptoms except really bloated and lots of CM (sorry for TMI) and the obvious feint BFP.

PLEASE HELP ME STRESS LESS lol!! biggrin.gif

A little about me -
I am from the Hunter Valley
23 years old
DD1 is 20 months old
I am still breast feeding
Married to DH since October 2011 but been together 7 years
Hates being classed as a 'young mum' but kinda love it for the fact I get to tell people how wrong they are to classify all young mums as bad and not worthy lol!
Work 4 days per week at local council LOVE my job but most of all LOVE being a mummy and cant wait for bubba #2!!!!

Chat soon ladies xoxox


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