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#1 Koobie83

Posted 27 March 2013 - 09:16 AM


Starting to get pretty excited... when is everyone finishing up work etc? I finish tomorrow. Very excited! Knowing I am wrapping up work is a huge relief for me. I can finally start getting really ready.

Can't believe April is just around the corner already!

Good luck everyone! Wishing everyone the best for their upcoming little arrivals!

#2 spottyladybug

Posted 27 March 2013 - 09:46 AM

Hello :-)

Yay for finishing work! I finished up at Christmas (originally meant to be finishing tomorrow), and love having had so much time to myself.  I feel like there is still so much to get done in the next 2.5 weeks but at least hubby will be home for long weekend and then all the cleaning/icky jobs should be finished.

Have you got much planned for the next few week Koobie83?

So looking forward to hearing how everyone goes over the next month.


#3 Appletree25

Posted 27 March 2013 - 10:50 AM

I finished teaching four weeks ago - school on four levels, ramps and stairs along with Melbourne's heat wave just not very pregnancy friendly.  We've got two weeks to go and I'm exhausted.

Just had new laundry and wardrobe inserts installed and the house was a mess. Just waiting on plumber to arrive to connect sink etc so that laundry is fully operational. So thrilled with the outcome.
Mum and aunty came around yesterday and helped me put everything back. I was ruthless with the clean out, four huge garbage bags to good will (decent stuff - no longer useful for us).

Baby room - just waiting on change table (hand me down).

Not sleeping at all during the night, but today I slept in until 11.

Just finished online grocery shopping to be delivered to tomorrow as the thought of going to the shops is just so unpleasant.

A big weekend of finishing things off while everyone else is away.

Edited by Appletree25, 27 March 2013 - 01:06 PM.

#4 butterflyme

Posted 29 March 2013 - 11:16 AM

I finished up work yesterday, now it's starting to feel very real!
The nursery is 95% complete (just another load or 2 of washing to do & good vacuum & final putting everything in its right place), the car seats have been installed in both cars.

As for sleeping, I toss and turn all night, I cannot get comfy sleeping on my side.  I get up to pee 1-2 times but sometimes cant get back to sleep for a couple of hours after.

Hubby is working tomorrow (Saturday) & helping his brother on Sunday so I think I'll use that time to start a top to toe clean of the house.    

Happy Easter ladies!

Oh dear - just had the local scouts knock at the door for Good Friday Appeal donations - would have been fine except for the fact I'm still in my dressing gown that only just does up and my hair is in good need of a wash.  Oh and it's 12.15pm!!  hahaha

#5 anna_garny

Posted 29 March 2013 - 11:50 PM

Nursery is complete and Husband installed the carseat yesterday, got Dad to check that it's in right (Dad is VACC accredited installer person) and its all systems go.

My family has a history of babies getting here earlier than due, so we have my hospital bag and the nappy bag with baby stuff in it living in the boot of th car at the moment to save on confusion and hopefully avoid forgetting anything.

I've been having period-like pains most of the afternoon today but they've been so irregular that they must be Braxton Hicks.


#6 EffiesMum172

Posted 30 March 2013 - 12:02 AM

I know I don't post much but Thursday at 37+5 I went into labour and we welcomed our little boy at 6.51pm.

He is 3.6kg and 55cm long. It was an amazing 4 hour labour and quick birth original.gif

#7 Appletree25

Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:58 AM

Congratulations EffiesMum172.

#8 DScully

Posted 31 March 2013 - 04:28 PM

How exciting, congrats EffiesMum172! biggrin.gif

Definitely not long to go now for everyone else!

My partner has spent the whole day cleaning and getting stuff ready, whilst I've just been relaxing and surfing the internet. Should I feel guilty? unsure.gif

#9 PattyPW

Posted 02 April 2013 - 07:55 PM

Congratulations! And a quick labour, excellent!

I am pretty nervous, gonna try for a VBAC  sad.gif

I'm not due until the end of the month so still another nervous months wait.

#10 Appletree25

Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:41 AM

Bag is in the boot, baby room is ready and the house is spotless. Exactly what I wanted at nearly 39 weeks.

Bad news, partner has slept on the couch for two nights as he had the sniffles, and now he's got a full on fever. Now he's beginning to stress saying that he needs to get better as the baby may come at any moment, and he doesn't want to give it to me.

#11 pinkcharlibelle

Posted 03 April 2013 - 11:00 AM

Congrats Effiesmum!

I have my cs booked for 2 weeks today!  I am hoping I go into labour before then though coz I really dont want a c section again!  terrifies me!

Baby is 4/5-so starting to engage, i'm 36+5 today.  I have been dealing with swollen hands, legs and feet and now my stomach-around and above the cs scar :/ feels strange and numb.  Didnt have swelling at all with DD1.  

Capsule is installed, most things are ready-waiting on my nappy bag to arrive in the post, and my cousin has heaps for me I am getting in the next few days.  Hubby gets home today but leaves for work sunday until saturday-he works 7 hours away so im hoping i dont go into labour while hes away but atleast if i do he will have a car to be able to get home next week (usually he catches the work bus).

Trying to spring clean but I have SPD so its slow going.  

Finding it strange i am high risk and have been seen 6, 5 then 3 weekly and now I have no appts at all!

#12 DScully

Posted 04 April 2013 - 03:40 PM

Pinkcharlibelle - I'm a fellow SPD sufferer, so I feel your pain. Which is why I have left my partner to do any and all cleaning around our home! Sorry your hubby works so far away, I'll cross my fingers he will make it back to you on time if you go early.

Appletree25 - hope your partner is feeling better!

#13 Koobie83

Posted 04 April 2013 - 08:15 PM

Congrats Effies Mum!
Don't have much planned except nest, nest and nest! Haha. And relax... I've been a bit stressed during the pregnancy so it's time to stop thinking of work and about getting ready for the next exciting, amazing, unbelievable chapter in my life.
Hope you partner gets better to Appletree!

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