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15/05/2013 at 09:35
Hi everyone ,
This is my first venture into any kind of pregnancy/baby forum - eeek. I was a member of hitched (different user name) when I got married 4 years ago, so thought this might be a good place to start.
So - I am 31, have no children as yet, but step children who visit alternate weekends aged 11 and 13. We also share our home with 2 cats, 6 chickens and two ponies. My beloved horse had to be put to sleep last week, which has been pretty heartbreaking. My husband and I have talked about having children for a while, and decided that this year was as good a year as any to start trying (and he is 40, so we want them grown up and gone by the time he retires ). So I stopped taking the pill at Christmas, didn't think much more of it, and then realised in mid/late April that my period was MIA and thought I had better do a pregnancy test. So - I think I am about 8 weeks now - although not entirely sure. Still slightly shellshocked! The nurse has suggested an initial due date of Christmas Eve - I am hoping she is a couple of weeks out one way or another! I have a dating scan at the begining of June, so should have more idea then .
I don't know anything about babies, or pregnancy. And am fairly terrified about the physical side of things. A person is growing inside me, and one way or another, they are going to have to come out!
15/05/2013 at 10:05
Welcome & congratulations!!
Come & join in with the daily 1st Tri threads. We are all very friendly and a few of us are in the same shellshocked state!
15/05/2013 at 10:08
Hello and welcome! Huge congratulations on the pregnancy. There is an active "1st tri" thread on here (a new one daily) which you might like to get involved in.
15/05/2013 at 10:09
Congratulations to you. I joined the forum when I was about 6 weeks pregnant and everyone is incredibly helpful and lovely on here. I'm sure you'll find plenty of support x
15/05/2013 at 10:10
Hello and congratulations. Come join us in 1st Tri!
15/05/2013 at 10:11
Welcome - and congratulations!! x
15/05/2013 at 10:27
Hi and congratulations x
15/05/2013 at 10:30
Welcome and congratulations!
15/05/2013 at 10:34
Welcome & congratulations :) x
15/05/2013 at 10:49
Congratulations and welcome to mumdrum! x
15/05/2013 at 10:56
What a fab Christmas present!
15/05/2013 at 11:11
Congratulations and welcome to MD! Pitch in and ask away, there's no such thing as a daft question on here x
15/05/2013 at 12:08
Welcome to MD and congratulations x
15/05/2013 at 12:25
Welcome to MD and congrats x
If you were a 2009 bride, I wonder if I 'know' you?
15/05/2013 at 12:29
Hi and welcome!!
congratulations on your pregnancy! :-)
15/05/2013 at 12:39
Hi and Welcome to MD! Congratulations on your pregnancy! As others have said, there is a daily tri thread where you can get know ladies who are around the same stage as you!
Sending you lots of healthy pregnancy vibes to you!
15/05/2013 at 13:00
Ah - I think I remember you Bluewater! My username then was Milna :)
15/05/2013 at 13:10
Hello! Have welcomed you on the 1st tri but also here lol xx
15/05/2013 at 14:14
exciting times ahead. congratulations. I'd pop into Waterstones or look on Amazon for a pregnancy book to help you understand the physical changes your body is going through and help you bond with your soon to be bump!
this is the one I had when pregnant
15/05/2013 at 14:20
Congratulations and welcome!
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