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#276 Stimstar

Posted 31 December 2018 - 03:25 PM

Hi all, hope everyone had a lovely Xmas :-)

I’ve been getting lots of little kicks, some I’ve even felt with my hand from outside my belly! So sweet!

#277 sweetpea8

Posted 26 January 2019 - 05:30 PM

Hi all, it’s been so quiet in here, I’m not sure if you’ve all moved over to a different website, or if people have just been laying low like me.

Hope everyone’s happy and healthy.

Not much to report from me, everything tracking as it should be heading into my 22nd. Had the 20 week scan and all the bits seem to be in the right place. I still haven’t felt much in the way of movement, but not uncommon with an anterior placenta and first pregnancy.

Has anyone else been getting pretty uncomfortable with sleep? My legs are ACHING, mainly after really hot days and I wake up because of it. It sucks. Am going to up my calcium and iron to make sure that’s not the culprit. I also hate sleeping on my side, as my hips ache. Oh dear. This seems to have come on sooner than expected.

Hope you’re all enjoying a restful long weekend. xx

#278 Baby_Clicks

Posted 04 February 2019 - 10:58 AM

It has gone very quiet! I'm not in the FB group so I can't comment on the activity in there.

I am glad to hear everyone seems to be doing well at the halfway point. I am 22 weeks today and everything is progressing nicely. I definitely have an obvious pregnancy bump and am feeling lots of kicks and movements. People have started commenting on the bump, which has made me realise I have just looked fat for the past few months!

How is everyone going with names and nursery set up? My nursery is all done (eager FTM here!) but I am struggling with names. It seems like such a momentous decision to make!

Sweetpea8 - My pregnancy pillow has been fantastic for a good night's sleep. I need something between my knees to keep my hips in line. Have you tried another pillow between your legs, and maybe wedging one behind your back to stop you rolling over in the night?

#279 sweetpea8

Posted 10 February 2019 - 07:46 AM

Hi Baby Clicks!

Nice to hear from you and great that everything is going well. We must be due within days of each other, as I am 23 weeks today! I have got a pregnancy pillow, but it think it’s the really hot days that are making me fluid retain-y and then the aching of the legs is terrible when I’m trying to sleep. I haaaaate it. It’s been better for the past week or so, so am hoping I just wasn’t drinking enough water or it was too hot or something.

I’ve been pretty pathetic with putting together a nursery. I think I’m still subconsciously a bit nervous about the pregnancy so am trying not to get TOO invested in the arrival phase yet. We have got a few bits and bobs, but plenty to do. We have, however, decided on a name for her, which I’m really excited about. People are hilariously not really that enthusiastic about our choice, so I guess she’ll be the only one in her class at school with such an excellent name 😉.

Hope everything is going well and that you’re all looking forward to the weather cooling down as much as I am! xx

#280 Baby_Clicks

Posted 18 May 2019 - 11:44 AM

It has gone very quiet in here, but the countdown is on! How is everyone tracking? Any June babies that have become May babies?
We are 36 weeks 5 days and tracking along nicely. We did have a scare along the way when she wasn't growing as expected, but it now looks like she is just going to be naturally small. 18th percentile and the OB is happy to keep her in there as long as she keeps growing. Next appointment at 38 weeks and we are crossing our fingers she keeps gaining weight and can arrive when she wants to.
Hope everyone is going well - grow babies grow!

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