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#126 titch482

Posted 11 January 2012 - 10:40 AM

i read on twitter yesterday

'the best part about having kids, is the box they came in...'

#127 opethmum

Posted 11 January 2012 - 11:07 AM

Thou shall be silent in the delivery suite. Don't talk unless you are spoken too. I am fine with you watching the tv in the suite but I do not need endless commentary on what happened.

To the anaesthetist please be a little more patient with the spinal block and threaten me with a General Anaesthetic just so you can go home and watch ABC Lateline. grrr

#128 EoinCuinn

Posted 12 January 2012 - 11:51 AM

"Did you know your brain shrinks by 20% during pregnancy? Gonna be hard to tell the difference"

Didn't go down well, can't imagine why.

#129 CheriDeMomie

Posted 12 January 2012 - 11:55 AM

QUOTE (Rumply @ 02/09/2011, 03:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No matter how funny you think it is, don't repeat to every person that walks in the delivery room or thereafter, "Watching your wife give birth is like watching your favourite pub burn down. It's fascinating, but in the back of your mind you're thinking, "ooooh, I used to go in thereā€¦"


I love this ...

#130 Guest_Bigmess_*

Posted 12 January 2012 - 11:55 AM

"You're fat";
"Maybe this wasn't such a good idea"
"I don't want sex when you're so big"
"I hope it's not a girl"
"No oral sex while you're pregnant"
"Let's have another Magnum" (you need to help her eat healthy)

#131 Alrak

Posted 24 January 2012 - 02:36 PM

DO NOT laugh at her when she is crying cause none of her clothes fit...

And definitely do NOT laugh when she is crying because she cant eat anything...

oh and better yet DO NOT say "you must have a very low pain threshold" after having to be admitted to hospital because of said pain...




#132 matt1972

Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:22 PM

Maybe don't spend the last 2-3 weeks of the pregnancy asking "Is it GO TIME????" every time she grunts or groans.

#133 tres-chic

Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:26 PM

I'm tired.




'nuff said.

#134 **Anna**

Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:55 PM

I'm so tired cause you keep getting up to go to the toilet at night.

#135 tinkster23

Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:05 PM

Is it just me or are We getting more old threads bumped these days?

#136 matt1972

Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:29 PM

I bumped it because my wife is due in 6 days so I had something to contribute. No sinister motives at play.

#137 irishgirly

Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:37 PM

When she is completely rationally annoyed with you over something you promised to do, and 'forgot', do not claim she is completely mad in the head with the pregnancy hormones so you understand why she is being so illogical..

#138 Sed

Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:44 PM

best bet is to remain silent (it's your right) ph34r.gif



#139 Jennamoriss

Posted 12 May 2012 - 11:36 PM

" i hope it`s going to be a boy"




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