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16/10/2013 at 23:08
So out of the blue my husband and I decided a new little baby we be a lovely addition to our new home in the countryside
After 8 months of trying I'm thrilled that I am now 4 weeks pregnant. I am aware at 41 I am classed as an older mum, because of this I'm concerned about keeping baby safe. I'm having cramping, similar to period pain and worried about doing anything physical, I was so active with my pregnacies in my twenties and now I'm scared to do anything ... Just in case!
Should I keep up playing tennis and Zumba etc or just rest during my first trimester? Does anyone else feel over cautious.
Also Would love to hear from anyone else over 40 and have a big age gap?
17/10/2013 at 07:22
Congrats! I'd try and take it easy x
17/10/2013 at 10:20
id take it easy not because of your age but just because!!
also we all worry all the time thats whats great about this website!! it doesnt matter how old we are or what number baby we are having or what our medical history is we worry worry worry and its great because some one on here always has a calming word.
17/10/2013 at 12:10
Hi Sunny , congratulations on your pregnancy - lovely news , I have large age gaps between my children , 14 years between the 1st 2 , 3 years between the next 2 n 7 years between the 3rd n youngest , expecting number 5 in June , will be 4 years between them ,I'm 42 n practise yoga daily , used to jog too , but toned that down to waliking , n taking it easy with the yoga , excercise is good for you but it wont harm to take it easy for a little while ,you have the perfect excuse x x
17/10/2013 at 19:15
Thanks everyone for your replies
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