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Posted 21 January 2014 - 06:47 PM
I'm 30, a registered nurse specialising in paediatrics. DH is 35 & a corporate lawyer, so he works long hours but is always home weekends. We got married in June & started TTC in October. The first cycle I ovulated & had properly timed BDing we got our BFP. Feel very very lucky. Baby number 1 for us!
We live in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, although our families live in 3 different states.
We have a trip for 3 weeks to the US planned for March, all going well I will be 13 weeks pregnant when we fly out. Hoping all is well with this little bean & the trip isn't cancelled. Our last big holiday before we become three!
Posted 22 January 2014 - 11:45 AM
I'm an RN working in aged care and studying my Honours at the Mater hospital in Brisbane (my topic is asking what specialist services are offered in maternity care for refugee/immigrant women) and I have 3 girls, 8, nearly 7 and nearly 5. All 3 heading to school this year so its going to be a very big year! With all 3 doing activities after school (dancing, tennis, swimming) we will be super busy but that's OK I like being busy.
I did my full-time study for RN's after my 3 kids were born so I am no stranger to busy busy!
My dh and I have been trying for 9 months, I am happier than he is but he isn't unhappy (his words).
Lovely to meet you all
Posted 24 January 2014 - 05:36 PM
I'm 28 years old, live in the Northern Beaches, Sydney and I'm 7 and half weeks pregnant.
Had a miscarriage in November and in December fell pregnant again - was TTC for one year before that.
Apart from the mild nauseas, my husband and I are very happy and hope everything goes well!
Best wishes for all the mums-to-be here!
Posted 24 January 2014 - 07:56 PM
I'm a nurse as well! There are a few of us around. Watch out!! Provided all goes well, this will be our third bub and will complete our family. I'm really excited but hate I can't just enjoy it as I feel it's going to end badly like last years miscarriage. It's taken me a year to get back on the wagon as I felt quite scarred after the m/c. I feel grateful I fell the first month of trying but fingers crossed I will be fine. I have a special interest in nutrition and health. Love my personal training and the beach. I'm a proud perthy but have a soft spot for Melbourne too (my second home!)
Posted 26 January 2014 - 11:47 AM
I'm 28 and live in Ballarat, Victoria DH is 29. We have one DD who has just gone 1.
I'm a SAHM but a Primary Teacher who has had trouble finding work here.
I think I will be one of the last due approx 28th Sep 2014.
I was very paranoid throughout the whole pregnancy with DD but hope I can relax a little and enjoy this one.
I had an unplanned CS after a failed induction last time so have been advised this time will be a planned CS.
It's nice to meet you all.
Posted 31 January 2014 - 06:16 AM
Hey I am Toni and I am 25. I have a DS who is 17months and I am pregnant with my second due the 14th September. I live at One Mile near newcastle.
I am a SAHM and I just finished my Bachelor of Nursing and havent been able to get a job.
So I have signed up to do a small business management course and I want to become a childbirth educator
I look forward to going through this journey with you all.
Also on a note: Newcastle mums there is a facebook group for us Due in September if anyone is interested
Posted 03 February 2014 - 09:40 AM
So nice to find a group who are at the same stage as me.
Very first post on EB and first time pregnant. Due 2nd Sept!
I'm 36 and recently moved to the Sunshine Coast. Was previously living in Melbourne (and miss it so much), then DP and I went travelling around NT & WA for five months. We are both originally from QLD and wanted to settle back here.
Decided to go off BCP and 'see what happens'. Surprise I got pregnant on the second cycle. I think DP is still in shock, he wasn't expecting it to happen so quickly. He is turning 45 in two weeks and I think secretly is happy he still has capable swimmers! He also has a son from previous marriage who is 22.
I work in PR/Comms and am currently looking for work which is tricky because I know I'm only going to be around for 7 months.
Looking forward to getting to know you all and sharing this amazing journey.
Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:32 AM
I'm looking forward to meeting ladies in the same boat as me
This is our first baby (after a miscarriage back in Aug '12) and I am just on 7 weeks.
Haven't had a scan yet, it all feels a bit surreal. I'm not sure if I can wait til the 12 weeks to see if there is anything there!
I'm wondering how many people are going private and if anyone is considering using a doula/midwife. I'm wondering because I am not close with my mother and I don't have any sisters and my husband has a bit of a weak stomach so I'm thinking it might be nice to have someone in my corner when the time comes! Probably a bit premature to be thinking about that now I guess, lol.
Anyway, I hope all goes well for everyone. all the best!
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