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#51 Fifi-G

Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:32 PM

I just had to say oh wow!  It's amazing seeing everyone having their scans. It makes it more real. This is our first and my scan is on tues 11th at the 12 wk mark (due 23rd Oct). Only 3 more sleeps. I felt like the first few weeks went so slow, but now, we're all heading into the second trimester almost...

I can't wait to see bean, that he/she is really there. I have had no symptoms at all really except for a bit (maybe a lot) of tiredness in the last week and frequent toilet trips.. And also I now have a bump appearing, (which then seemed to disappear but I'm putting that down to exhaustion and weight loss), but it's reappeared now...

Good luck to everyone with their scans still to come, and to everyone else that their pregnancies progress well... original.gif

Edited by Fifi-G, 07 April 2012 - 09:40 PM.


#52 Fifi-G

Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:36 PM

oops

Edited by Fifi-G, 07 April 2012 - 09:37 PM.


#53 MummaSteele

Posted 08 April 2012 - 11:28 AM

me too waiting for my 12 week us on Friday @ 11:30.
We're been picking up a few bits and for bubs as time goes on just have a handful of things atm but laybying things here and there as I get other things for my other 3 kidletts

Edited by MummaSteele, 08 April 2012 - 11:30 AM.


#54 Bundles of love

Posted 08 April 2012 - 11:49 PM

So exciting hearing about everyone's scans and results. I'm anxious about ours as we are over 35s and know the age related risks are high. Hearing all the great news makes me more optimistic so thanks everyone for sharing. We're not due til 26 Oct so scan is on 17 April (the earliest date they would book me in) and it can't come soon enough! Aside from hopefully seeing a healthy baby it will be a relief to stop being anxious about family and work guessing my belly is not just due to too many hot cross buns!Hope everyone had a lovely Easter and got to share some good times with family and friends.

#55 emyh

Posted 09 April 2012 - 05:45 PM

Hi everyone!
Im Emily and in due with baby number 2 on the 25th October. I have a little boy who is 14months and is keeping me very busy. Ive only just started reading all the posts so I have a fair bit of catching up to do. I see you have a facebook group, Im on facebook more often than this site so how do I become a member of the group?
Looking forward to getting to know you all in the coming months original.gif

#56 julesmadden

Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:15 PM

Hey there!!

I'm new to this - due 4th October. Still adjusting to the idea, so exciting, scary and emotional all at the same time.

Is anyone Sydney based?

Looking forward to chatting to you all.

Jules original.gif

#57 Feral Melody

Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:56 PM

Hi everyone,

Wow, how exciting to see people's scans!

Emyh - we're due on the same date biggrin.gif. This is my second as well.

Bundlesof love - I share your anxiety as I'm 36 and had a high risk scan in my first pregnancy. Staying positive though, my scan is on the 18th (the only date I could get after I had to cancel my other appointment). Wish I was having the scan this week as I'll hit the 12 week mark on Thursday.

I just told my boss as I'm applying for a promotion and thought it would be better out in the open now than spring it on them if I did get the job. My family already know, but the ILs and all of our friends don't know yet and we aren't about to tell until after the scan.

Best be going, be back later. original.gif

#58 Aeron2

Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

Just curious; anyone who already has a child/children, when did you tell them they had a little brother/sister on the way?

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There is a fantastic book called 'There is a house in Mummy's Tummy'. We waited until about 6mths when our DD asked why I was getting fat. She was 2 at the time and had the attention span of a gnat. It was a long wait for her.

#59 Feral Melody

Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:17 PM

I haven't told my son yet (he's close to 4 y.o.) but I think he's twigged something is different. He has certainly noticed that I don't eat sushi anymore and that I've been sick and exhausted sad.gif. Will tell him next week I think, when I have a little picture to show him!

#60 kristabelle01

Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:47 PM

Hello all waves.gif

Never thought in a million years I would be posting in a due in group thread but here I am, I'm 12 weeks pregnant with my third baby, due on 25th October, a lovely little 'suprise' after DH and I had well and truly closed the books on having any more. I literally cannot believe I'm even typing this, luckily we have our NT scan in about a week so I can finally, really let it sink in! Though I've been feeling like rubbish so I know theres something going on in there.

Hopefully some of us are coming to the end of the tiredness and nausea now,we haven't told our DD's aged 4 and 6 yet so we have an exciting week coming up, and I can finally tell them why Mummy has been so horrible lately! laughing2.gif

Kristie

#61 OopsyBaby

Posted 10 April 2012 - 11:34 PM

Hi girls, I'd love to join this group too. I'm expecting our 6th baby in mid October. This pregnancy has come as a complete shock to us also,as we thought that was all behind us, and at 44 I feel very old to be planning for another babe! Having said that, I am definitely warming to the idea, and just praying that the Combined NT will be ok. I'm 12 weeks, and have told only my sister our news; waiting for some positive results. My friends are finished having their babies,so this pregnancy could be a little lonely..It's great to read other people's thoughts and plans.

My other pregnancies  and labours were very straightforward, so I'm really hoping all will go smoothly.

#62 *mylittleprince*

Posted 11 April 2012 - 12:22 PM

Welcome Krystabelle01 and Oopsybaby and congratulations on your pregnancy.

I have an appointment with my doc this afternoon to request a full blood screen (have my first hospital appointment next week and they've requested this). Going to ask if I can have a referral for another scan as the place is onsite and feeling a bit anxious at the moment. I had a miscarriage last year and I'm expecting twins so just want some peace of mind.

I have my NT blood and scan next week (with results the following week), going to see if I can move it earlier. Also have 2 hospital appointments - one booking in clinic and one OB clinic.

4 friends have announced their pregnancies this week, all due in October which is exciting!

#63 b1b

Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:27 PM

QUOTE (julesmadden @ 10/04/2012, 12:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey there!!

I'm new to this - due 4th October. Still adjusting to the idea, so exciting, scary and emotional all at the same time.

Is anyone Sydney based?

Looking forward to chatting to you all.

Jules original.gif



Hi there,

Im due 4th oct with number 1 and am sydney based. How are you feeling? Are you super tired and having mood swings??? My morning sickness dissapeared a week ago but was replaced with tiredness and sudden feelings of crankiness or sookiness for no reason for a few hours then back to normal lol  what a basket case!!!

Where in syd are you based?

#64 DarkestNight

Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:59 PM

QUOTE (emyh @ 09/04/2012, 05:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi everyone!
Im Emily and in due with baby number 2 on the 25th October. I have a little boy who is 14months and is keeping me very busy. Ive only just started reading all the posts so I have a fair bit of catching up to do. I see you have a facebook group, Im on facebook more often than this site so how do I become a member of the group?
Looking forward to getting to know you all in the coming months original.gif


emyh if you want to join the face book group, just go to the thread in the October group. StevieRaines has it all set up and has instructions in that thread. You just send her a friend request and let her know you're in the Oct DIG. See you on the other side!  biggrin.gif

#65 julesmadden

Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:37 PM

QUOTE (b1b @ 11/04/2012, 03:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi there,

Im due 4th oct with number 1 and am sydney based. How are you feeling? Are you super tired and having mood swings??? My morning sickness dissapeared a week ago but was replaced with tiredness and sudden feelings of crankiness or sookiness for no reason for a few hours then back to normal lol what a basket case!!!

Where in syd are you based?


Hey!
I feel okay - I haven't had any morning sickness so far. I am the same, I felt extremely excited to begin with and now I feel quite emotional on and off about the pregnancy - like we're really alone in our situation as most of my friends aren't pregnant right now. I'm putting it down to all the hormones biggrin.gif
I'm living in Lidcombe and work in the City - how about you?

#66 MummaSteele

Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:37 PM

Pics from my 12 week u/s

Edited by MummaSteele, 13 April 2012 - 01:40 PM.


#67 b1b

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:04 PM

QUOTE (irisis @ 11/04/2012, 08:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
emyh if you want to join the face book group, just go to the thread in the October group. StevieRaines has it all set up and has instructions in that thread. You just send her a friend request and let her know you're in the Oct DIG. See you on the other side!  biggrin.gif


Hi there,
id also like to join the group, but cant find the info in the thread?

Help pls original.gif

#68 b1b

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:24 PM

QUOTE (julesmadden @ 12/04/2012, 02:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey!
I feel okay - I haven't had any morning sickness so far. I am the same, I felt extremely excited to begin with and now I feel quite emotional on and off about the pregnancy - like we're really alone in our situation as most of my friends aren't pregnant right now. I'm putting it down to all the hormones biggrin.gif
I'm living in Lidcombe and work in the City - how about you?


Hiya!
I live in Abbotsford and am not working, sold my business last year and started stydying this year at Ultimo. Although ill now be deferring semester 2! original.gif

My friends have either had their kids or are not interested in kids. Is this your first too? Which hospital are you giving birth at??

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#69 b1b

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:48 PM

QUOTE (b1b @ 13/04/2012, 05:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi there,
id also like to join the group, but cant find the info in the thread?

Help pls original.gif


Found it!!! Lol except when i click on the link it says its expired, weird.

#70 DarkestNight

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:28 PM

For those wanting to join the FB group I thought I'd post the link here as well.

http://www.facebook.com/groups/20584992284.../stevie.l.baker

I hope this works!

#71 Eeyolet

Posted 15 April 2012 - 09:24 AM

Hi ladies, most of you probably won't remember me but i was originally part of this group before a miscarriage at 5.5weeks. I just wanted to update and let you know that I am now part of the Due December 2012 group! Thank you for all your support and fx that this one is s sticky one.

#72 DarkestNight

Posted 15 April 2012 - 03:00 PM

That's great news Eeyolet!! I'll be keeping my fx for you too!!

#73 MummaSteele

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:32 PM

Congrats Eeyoletwill also keep my fx for you

#74 julesmadden

Posted 17 April 2012 - 09:07 AM

[quote name='b1b' date='13/04/2012, 05:24 PM' post='14485337']
Hiya!
I live in Abbotsford and am not working, sold my business last year and started stydying this year at Ultimo. Although ill now be deferring semester 2! original.gif

My friends have either had their kids or are not interested in kids. Is this your first too? Which hospital are you giving birth at??

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We have just moved from Abbotsford!!! We were living there until February biggrin.gif

I'm booked into RPA at the moment, but my obs also practices at Prince of Wales, Randwick. I'm undecided whether to go there or stay with RPA. What about you? Yes, it's my first too.
Jules

#75 JulesMc

Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:08 AM

Congratulations eyeolet! I remember you. Good luck and wishing you all the best. I teared up when I read your pg again....probably the pg hormones!!




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