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Posted 07 January 2014 - 10:39 AM
Im a stay at home mummy to DD 2.5 and DS 11.5 months. We moved to Katherine NT when DS was 4 weeks old, we drove from Brisbane.
In 1 weeks time (16th Jan), we relocate again to Canberra after a crazy year in the Northern Territory.
I have had 2 previous caesarian births, and I'm planning on having a VBA2C.
Posted 08 January 2014 - 06:16 PM
Hi have a DS currently aged 17 months. I work 3 days a week which is busy enough.
Lovemylife my SIL & BIL and due to move to Katherine in the next couple of weeks, they currently live in Darwin but will be moving due to
Hoping for VB here. Narrowly avoided CS with my DS who was induction then forceps delivery. Hoping things go more smoothly this time but happy to go with the flow most important thing is healthy bubba at the end.
Posted 10 January 2014 - 06:27 PM
I'm a SAHM to DD who's 4 in March. We live in Brisbane but I'm originally from Melbourne and still have most of my own family down there.
Little Miss was a C/S bub as she was breech (never knew till 3D scan at 35 weeks!)
Currently 6 weeks with #2 and I'm still deciding but am currently leaning towards trying for a VBAC given all goes smoothly.
Posted 10 January 2014 - 08:06 PM
I'm a first time mum to be in Sydney NSW. I'm 31 years old.
Its been a hectic year this year, moved back to Sydney from Melbourne, got a new job, bought a new house, got two new beautiful Puppies, have started renovating and both my Nan and Pop died.
Went off the pill a year and a half a go, got a BFP Jan last year but I think it was chemical. Stopped trying after and then started 'not preventing / not trying' in November, so very excited we are now pregnant.
Hoping to go VBAC and less pain management the better for our first, but would be ok with intervention if required.
I'm especially excited as my Nan died on my birthday and my current due date (prior to dating scan) is on her birthday. It would be lovely if the baby ended up being born then!
Any others in Sydney?
Posted 10 January 2014 - 09:55 PM
I'm 32 next Wednesday
From Newcastle NSW
This is my 3rd pregnancy I have a DS who is 4 and DD who is 2.
I had a 30+ hour labour with DS he was posterior and ended up having an epidural after the 24hour mark which was followed by an episiotomy and forcep delivery. He was 3.8kg
DD was 2 weeks over due the day she was born and her labour was brought on by a stretch and sweep. Her labour was 5 hrs 15 mins! She was a shoulder dystocia baby and got stuck mid way out but luckily they were able to get her out by contorting my hips and legs lol she was 4.3kg!
I am a part time veterinary nurse and I live with my husband, kids and animal
Life is very busy and is about to get busier!!
Edited by PrincessOopsie, 10 January 2014 - 09:57 PM.
Posted 11 January 2014 - 01:24 PM
Hi my name is Carla and I am 37 years old.
I have three daughters aged 10, 5 and 3.
All were VAB but my first birth I had severe pre eclampsia resulting in me needing to be ICU for a couple of days after the birth.My second and third births were brilliant, very short and no damage done. They were induced due to PE raising its ugly head again but I coped well with only gas as pain relief.
I hope my fourth birth is similar.
Posted 11 January 2014 - 01:37 PM
I'm from melbourne!
We have one DS , who will be 3 on Australia Day (26th)
We have been trying for number 2 since may 2013, had one mc in oct 2013
I'm a sahm, but studying my bachelor of accounting online.
I'm 24, and my dh is 33.
Here's hoping we all have our bubbas in our arms some time in sep !! xx
Posted 11 January 2014 - 03:21 PM
First timer here, 28 and from Sydney....I'm the first on my side to get pregnant and the last on my husband's side :-P
I got pregnant the first month I went off Implanon, so I'm being very careful about taking anything as a given because I have no idea what my body is doing or what it's capable of.
DH and I had been talking about starting a family for about 6 months, then I had some immunisations and had to wait 3 months before TTC. I'm almost 7 weeks now and nobody apart from me, DH, and EB knows :-)
Posted 13 January 2014 - 02:20 PM
I am 35 and DH 37 from Brisbane. Currently working part time and part time at home with DD 18months.
DD was emergency CS for failure to progress and pre-eclampsia at 38 weeks. I am leaning towards an elective CS this time around.
BFP on new years day after 8 months TTC. Currently feeling exhausted running after DD and wondering how I am going to manage 2!
Wishing us all sticky vibes.
Posted 13 January 2014 - 02:58 PM
Hi! First time prego here....
Im a 30 year old emergency nurse from qld. DH is a soldier and is 36.
this is our first pregnancy after TTC for 19 months, 8 months on Clomid, HSG scan, USS, Blood tests, surgery, thousands of $$$, a diagnosis of "Unexplained Infertility" and next stop IVF.
Two months ago i decided to hell with it, ill add acupuncture and Chinese medicine to the mix as well and here we are!
very excited but cos I'm a nurse in ED and see all the bad sh*t that goes wrong in pregnancy, I'm freaking out, and hoping this is a sticky
DH leaves tomorrow for 9.5 months overseas. so its a very sad time as he will miss everything, but thats life i guess. We are just stoked to be pregnant and hoping for a healthy uneventful pregnancy.
glad to be able to finally call myself a "Prego"
Posted 13 January 2014 - 08:38 PM
Scaletphoenix - I could have written you post my ds is 17months tmrw. He is a busy little man. I am beginning to wonder how I will cope with 2 as well come September. I think the tiredness of first trimester makes it hard to cope hopefully things will feel easier after 12 weeks
Posted 15 January 2014 - 10:35 PM
Hi ladies, I will be a first time mummy in September if all goes well!
I just turned 30, DH is 36 and I have an 8 year old step daughter who we have every weekend.
We live in Perth, I am a high school teacher and DH is an IT manager.
Good luck to you all on the journey towards happy and healthy bubs.
Posted 16 January 2014 - 06:28 AM
Congrats on your pregnancies and our upcoming Spring babies
I'm 39, DH is 33 and we have a DS who is 3 on 2nd Feb (a week after yours Kaylzzz)
We were TTC for 7 months, which is exactly how long it took the first time around. I had planned to stop trying after I turned 40 so am so happy I got the BFP.
My last delivery was an emergency caesar so will be hoping for a planned CS this time.
We live in Newcastle and our moving into our newly built house hopefully in 6 weeks (according to the building supervisor)
Can't wait to get to know you all.
Posted 16 January 2014 - 08:20 AM
Congrats to all of us
I am another one from Brisbane, 34, DH 30, DS 2 and our wonder dog. I work part time office work (3 days) and DH is in IT. I am starting this pregnancy overweight so really hoping not to gain as much as my first.
TTC for 13months, fertility specialist booked in for 2 weeks and then BFP... I am still in shock! DS was emergency c section and not sure if i want to try VBAC.
I am very excited to see how everything goes for us all.
Posted 16 January 2014 - 08:38 AM
I'm a 27yo mum from Far North Qld - originally from Perth. My partner is 33 and originally from Coffs Harbour - so our family is spread out all over the country and its just us up here. My son is an extremely independent and busy 18 months old so number 2 is going to be an interesting and exciting juggle.
I am also a full time student studying a Bachelor of Science which I absolutely love.
Henry's birth was an amazing and normal delivery - 29hrs of labour but no drugs, no stitches, healthy alert baby - perfect. He was born in Cairns Base Hospital - the team were fantastic. I am living more rural now so this time will be delivering at the midwife-lead birth unit at Mareeba Hospital. I'm excited to be going there as the midwives come to your home to do antenatal and postnatal checks, and to birth they set you up in your own bedroom with double bed so your partner can stay... and to top it all off, they let you stay a week or two if you want! Not bad for a public country hospital eh!?
I'm already so much more relaxed than I was with my first pregnancy - it really helps knowing that all the cramps etc are completely normal
Congrats everyone - sticky vibes all round
Posted 16 January 2014 - 02:49 PM
I'm 32 this month and live in Canberra. I have a fun-loving, very energetic DS who is almost 3, and a cheeky little DD who just turned 1.DH is currently working away, so he's only home every second weekend. I'm crossing my fingers that he gets work closer to home very soon.The BFP was a VERY big surprise for us, so I'm hoping it all sinks in soon so I can start to feel excited.
Edited by ItsTheSimpleThings, 16 January 2014 - 02:50 PM.
Posted 17 January 2014 - 08:59 AM
I'm turning 33 next month, DH will be 32 in March. I'm a nurse working in mental health, and DH is a corporate travel agent.
This is our first.... and we're very nervous, and excited!
Started TTC immediately after our wedding in October, and quite surprised it happened so quickly :-)
We're in Brisbane, and planning to deliver in a private hospital (might as well use my PHI for something!).
I would have been ok with a public hospital, but our catchment area puts us at a hospital that I have worked at in the past, and I'd be too nervous about seeing my previous clients hanging around in the mental health units next door to the maternity ward!
I'm really hanging out for 12 weeks so I can start telling people. We've only told parents so far, and my BF guessed already!
Posted 21 January 2014 - 11:36 AM
Im a first time mum if all goes well, Im 26 in march and DH is 31. We live in Perth I work in HR for a medical company and DH is a Manager for a large production company.
Were very nervous and shocked it happened so quickly. we decided in October to stop using protection and just see what happens.
Im MOH for my BF in October so here's hoping I bounce back quickly (the dress is fitted ). Im worried about making the mistake most first time mums make and over eat.
We have our first scan next week at 7 weeks.
We have told our parents and both mums and dads cried (they have been waiting for us to start a family).
Im paranoid about every symptom and especially the cramps. (we MC in jan last year- wasn't planned).
Im hoping to see the heartbeat next week I think that will put me at ease. Also a very high chance of twins EEEEKKK!!
Good luck to everyone.
Posted 21 January 2014 - 11:59 AM
Congrats on all the BfPs!! Bring on spring babies
I'm 26 DH 28 we have a daughter 2yo
We has been trying for 13 months and was about to book into fertility in the next month or so and we for our BFP!! I was convinced I would never seen those two beautiful lines again. I'm sure you all now what it's like to get a negative and feel so defeated. am so so so excited to do it all over again!
Think I'm due 22 sept give or take a day as I'm very irregular but the 12 weeks Scan will confirm!
I'm a SAHM who is studying nursing very part time now even more par time for this bubba!
We found out he Sex with my daughter this time we want a surprise!
We also just moved from SA to NsW for my hubby's work .
Can't wait to see all the scans of these bubba!s!
Edited by jane12, 21 January 2014 - 12:00 PM.
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