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#176 Kaniniskov

Posted 25 January 2018 - 03:25 PM

View PostBabybun, on 16 January 2018 - 05:45 PM, said:

Lizie22, welcome! When we went for our first scan I estimated I was 5w4d, at which point we were told not to be upset or distressed if we don't see anything at all other than a vague gestational sac. We were at a specialised clinic, not an everyday one so they are quite apt at finding detail other places can't. But they were still very very clear about it maybe being too early. It turns out I was 5w3d and we saw the gestational sac (external belly ultrasound), the yolk, 2mm baby (2mm!!!) and heartbeat at 80bpm (internal ultrasound). The tech had to concentrate very hard to get the baby and heartbeat to show but she and the obgyn confirmed it despite their complete surprise. I guess I'm saying that they did not expect to see yolk or hb at all, so if you don't I would try not to be alarmed. Maybe ask for an internal ultrasound while you're there if they don't offer it after the external one. Or get another referral to go again in a week or two. I'll try to upload a photo of my 5w3d for your reference when I'm home.

Congratulations! That's a very early scan, I booked mine with my OB but he only do scan on 8 weeks, so I have to wait for few more weeks.

#177 Esseffaz

Posted 25 January 2018 - 07:13 PM

Hello ladies.

I was surprised this morning by a BFP.

I realised yesterday I was over a week late, which triggered me buying a test.

I'm 42. I'll be 43 in May.

We have a 16 month old boy conceived via IVF after trying for ages to fall pregnant.

So to say this is a surprise is an understatement.

I'm going to take it a day at a time with everything crossed for an uneventful, boring pregnancy with a healthy, beautiful baby at the end of it.

EDD is 24 September.

DS was 3 weeks early and born via emergency CS. So I'd say that, all going well, this will be a planned CS.


#178 Taz82

Posted 25 January 2018 - 08:19 PM

Congratulations Esseffaz and welcome.  What a lovely surprise!  I’ve sent you a pm. :)

#179 Kaniniskov

Posted 26 January 2018 - 03:02 AM

Argh!! So I told my mother my good news and told her to keep the secret as it’s still early stage, then I receive a message from her friend’s daughter saying congratulations, said her mom told her that I’m pregnant (what the...) I dont expect to let other know at this stage and I’m very upset about my mother telling other people when she promised to keep it secret. It just makes me so angry right now! :(

Edited by Kaniniskov, 26 January 2018 - 03:03 AM.

#180 vickydean

Posted 26 January 2018 - 07:37 AM

Hi All,

Tentatively dipping my toe in here. I'm 6weeks 5 days with bub #3. I had my first appointment with my OB yesterday and the scan showed bub measuring right on dates and a lovely heartbeat of 127bpm.

I had a miscarriage in August last year and other circumstances didn't allow us to try agin til December and we were lucky enough to fall straightaway.

Even though I've seen a heartbeat I'm still super nervous. I don't think I'll relax for a while. Unfortunately the innocence of pregnancy is gone for me.

I'm feeling really sick and have started vomiting so I'll see how I go over the next couple of weeks and whether I need to get some Zofran.

ETA I'd love a PM about the "other" forum

Edited by vickydean, 26 January 2018 - 08:01 AM.

#181 KJI

Posted 26 January 2018 - 08:37 AM

View PostKaniniskov, on 26 January 2018 - 03:02 AM, said:

Argh!! So I told my mother my good news and told her to keep the secret as it’s still early stage, then I receive a message from her friend’s daughter saying congratulations, said her mom told her that I’m pregnant (what the...) I dont expect to let other know at this stage and I’m very upset about my mother telling other people when she promised to keep it secret. It just makes me so angry right now! :(

I’d be so angry! Have you spoken to your Mum about it? You should tell her that you know she’s shared your news, let her know you’re disappointed and request that she doesn’t tell anyone else. It’s sad when we want to be the ones to share our news and it’s taken from us. Last time (with DD) my mum knew from the day of positive test as she did my blood work. She knew about my previous pregnancy from blood test too and was there for me when I miscarried. This time around we haven’t told anyone at all yet at 8w1d and planning on holding on for at least another week or two before telling our mums/siblings. We’ll wait to tell anyone else until 12 weeks unless we get busted earlier than that. It’s aleeady getting hard to hide the fact I’m not drinking at special events and not having my usual coffee. If people suspect it they’ve been polite enough not to ask

#182 Esseffaz

Posted 26 January 2018 - 04:01 PM

View PostKaniniskov, on 26 January 2018 - 03:02 AM, said:

Argh!! So I told my mother my good news and told her to keep the secret as it’s still early stage, then I receive a message from her friend’s daughter saying congratulations, said her mom told her that I’m pregnant (what the...) I dont expect to let other know at this stage and I’m very upset about my mother telling other people when she promised to keep it secret. It just makes me so angry right now! Posted Image

I'd be fuming. Why do people just seem to shift into idiot gear when it comes to people having babies?

I've already made a few silent vows to myself if all goes well with this little one. This is DH and I becoming parents again and what everyone else wants/thinks is irrelevant.  

I hope she apologises.

#183 HEN09

Posted 29 January 2018 - 01:42 PM

So I've just hit 6 wks 2 days preg, and have been feeling 'off' lately. For example all day yesterday I had absolutely no energy. I had a nap but still woke up feeling tired. Today I'm feeling better in terms of energy but have noticed an overall change in my energy levels over the last few days. I have not had any morning sickness as yet (luckily) but just a little nausea and dizziness once in a while.. Is anyone else experiencing anything similar?

#184 rowd

Posted 29 January 2018 - 02:18 PM

HEN09 - totally normal! Unfortunately...

#185 HEN09

Posted 30 January 2018 - 12:29 PM

Bugger, thanks Rowd : :closedeyes:

#186 ACO

Posted 01 February 2018 - 03:58 PM

Hi everyone. I think I'm due some time between 2-10 September as I'm not too sure about periods etc as I was on the pill and this was unexpected!

I have 3 kids already 12, 10 and 8 years old so this will be like starting again. I really thought the baby days were behind us!

I've had my first OB appointment and all is well, so far so good. Just looking forward to this incredible journey again.

#187 Allrightmeow

Posted 02 February 2018 - 06:35 PM

Hi mums! I’m a 36yr old first timer, due 1st September, so 9 1/2 weeks now. We have our Harmony blood test next week and anatomy scan at end of Feb. Feels like such a long wait to see the jellybean again - we met with our OB at 8 weeks and he scanned in rooms, and was all on track. Even though I know chances are everything will be fine, I’m still a bit nervous being in the first trimester! I guess that’s normal. I catch myself wishing the symptoms (all day nausea, low tolerance for strong odours and fatigue are the big ones) would rack off, but also having some comfort in them?! Looking forward to this journey, although I gotta say it’s already harder than people tell you! (The smells and nausea make being a Registered Nurse very interesting!)

#188 Blueghostgirl

Posted 03 February 2018 - 04:59 AM

Does anyone else run into specific times when you just want to curl up an sleep?

Every day between 10-11pm I want to sleep...

Which is only a problem because I’m still working night shift at this stage!!!

Once I get past 11 I’m fine.

#189 Kallie88

Posted 03 February 2018 - 07:09 AM

Welcome everyone, so exciting all these new additions to the world! BGG I'm tired all the time lol, i had a 3 hour nap yesterday and left hubby with the kids and could easily have slept more! But I'm also taking iron tablets so its probably partly that.

#190 Allrightmeow

Posted 03 February 2018 - 12:21 PM

^^^Yes!! So tired, all the time! BGG and kallie88, right there with you! I’m mostly working the 1.30pm-9.30pm shift and no other kids at home so can sleep in late (and I do) but still find myself yawning a lot and having to make excuses about not sleeping well in the heat (partly true with the new requirement to pee through the night)! Loving the nanna nap on my days off :)

#191 foxchop

Posted 05 February 2018 - 09:28 AM

Hi Ladies.
Signing on for the first time!
Due about September 11th. This will be our second child, DD is 2 and a half (loved by DIG June 2015 experience).
Booked in with my Ob for next week. No scans or anything yet. This is the waiting part that sucks. Looking forward to hearing a heartbeat at least next week.
So far this pregnancy has involved more nausea and MS than the last one. Hoping it settles down. Hating the heat already.
We have only just told immediate family.
Would love a PM and look forward to getting to know you all.
Good Luck!

#192 HEN09

Posted 06 February 2018 - 10:33 AM

Hello Foxchop and congrats!!! I can totally relate regarding the nausea. I'm 7 weeks atm and the nausea is getting worse and worse everyday..I'm actually about to go purchase the acupressure wristbands as I have heard that helps... There are other drugs out there but will try the wristband first..

Also, I live in the inner western suburbs of Sydney and have only just decided to go private due to possible high risk (found out I'm having twins and have multiple massive fibroids) and therefore need an Ob. My local hospital is RPAH. Does anyone have a recommendation for a good Ob please? If so please feel free to share :)

Thank you in advance!

#193 rowd

Posted 06 February 2018 - 10:43 AM

Welcome to the new mums! Send Taz a PM if you would like to join our other group - it's much more active. Congrats on the twins HEN! I think you're the first twins for Sept. My last DIG we had about 6 sets, it was crazy.

#194 HEN09

Posted 06 February 2018 - 01:00 PM

Thanks Rowd. What's this other group about? Sorry if you have to repeat yourself!

#195 rowd

Posted 06 February 2018 - 01:19 PM

HEN it's on facebook :)

#196 SamC11

Posted 11 February 2018 - 04:13 PM

Hi everyone!!

Introducing myself and hope you are all going ok.😊

Second pregnancy, and after a couple of false starts, this one seems to be sticking. We are due at the end of Sept, however after my first bub, I’ll almost definitely have to have a C-sec so probably go earlier in Sept.

Feeling absolutely awful this time around. Sick as sick can be, and so incredibly tired. Working full time and looking after a very busy and lively 2 1/2 year old is not helping me get through these first few weeks, but fingers crossed it will all calm down after the first trimester 🤞

Lovely to meet you all 😊😊

#197 emanresu

Posted 12 February 2018 - 05:46 PM

Hi all.
Feeling ready to introduce myself here. I'm due end of September. First pregnancy so this is all new, exciting and scary! Had our first scan last week - so amazingly to hear a heart beat.  Looking forward to getting to know everyone and will send Taz a pm when I work out how to do that!

#198 untamedmama

Posted 15 February 2018 - 02:18 PM

Hey ladies! So this week I found out that I’m pregnant and I’m already 11+4 so due on the 2nd of September. I’ve sent Taz a PM :) I recognise some of your names from the December TTC thread!

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