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19/06/2013 at 06:58
How are we all today?
I'm feeling a lot better after almost a full night's sleep. A did wake once but H heard him before I did and went to sort him. I woke up at 5.30 and for once am ready for work with plenty of time to spare, bet I miss my train now...
Woke up to the lovely news that one of my mummy friends had a baby girl over night, she has a boy A's age so I'm thrilled we'll have a 'matching pair'.
Dug out the dream genie pillow last night, not sure if it helped me sleep or not, I seemed to tangle myself up in it a bit!
Big bump hugs to all
19/06/2013 at 07:07
Glad you feel better today. It's amazing the,difference a good night's sleep makes! It's lovely that your friend has 2 and that the second is a girl like yours.
Not much to report, had midwife yesterday. Bump measuring pretty spot on and baby is head down, although not engaged which is good. H came and asked a few questions about labour. When he heard baby was head down I think he was thinking that the baby will arrive early. I'm still convinced it will be late! 15 more school reports to write! Over half way now.
Glad you had a better nights sleep BG. Lovely news about your friends baby
Nothing much happening here. My H took the last 2 days off work so I feel better having had a restful few days. He's back on nights tonight so I'm hoping for an easy night from the kids. Have just dropped J's nap to make bedtime easier - its working but my god, he's a grump from about 5pm. No baby news, think we're organised other than buying the mattress for the cot. My mum's bought us a travel cot for downstairs and it arrives today - figured we needed somewhere to put baby safe out of the toddlers reach lol
Hope everyone is well, baby out vibes to those who want them
19/06/2013 at 07:09
Missed you there bunny, glad all went well at mw. Think my baby has been head down for weeks now, wish it did mean they'd arrive on time! Getting there with the school reports! :-)
19/06/2013 at 08:09
Bridget – glad you managed a better night sleep. It’s amazing how that changes the start to my day. Awwww… yay for your friend.
Bunny - glad mw went well yesterday. Ours has been head down since 28 week appointment, apparently a bit keen to get into position.
Ally – glad you’ve managed some restful days. And fingers crossed you get an easy night of it. Ha ha – I like your thinking, I used to ‘help’ my mum with my brother and there’s only a year between us so maybe having baby out of reach is a good thing.
AFM – sorry I’ve been a bit AWOL past few days. H was away at the weekend and after a rubbish night sleep I decided to just have the weekend to lie in front of the sofa and relax. It was my mum’s 50th birthday on Monday, so went over to hers for lunch with my brother. Where brother saw bump move and got to feel a powerful kick for the first time, which freaked him out and reminded him there is a baby inside me. Going over again on Saturday as she’s having a big party then, so wonder if baby will freak him out again then. Then had a friend over yesterday which was lovely as she’s been really stressed with uni work the last few times I’ve seen her (she’s just qualified as a social worker). Baby has been fidgeting about loads recently and also experienced hiccups for the first time!
Hi to all that follow and baby out vibes to those who need them.
19/06/2013 at 08:20
BG - great news :) and glad you sl;ept a bit better
Bunny - good news on baby being in the right place :)
ALly - gla dyou've got some rest
Sapphire - glad you're ok. busy weekend for you :)
AFM - im all good. nothing new here. am at the midwife this afternoon. but everythign seems ok. 4 day week this week for me. cant wait for Friday off :)
19/06/2013 at 08:24
BG, congrats to your friend! It'll be great for your little one to have a girly friend already!
Bunny, great news MW went well. Bless your H for getting involved. Have a good day!
Ally, hope J soon adjusts to no naps and it makes things a bit easier for you. Good idea with a travel cot downstairs
Sapphire, sounds like you've been v busy! I love showing people my belly moving - makes it so real!
AFM - MW yesterday went well - baby is 4/5 palpable (1/5 engaged) so moving in the right direction, and she's getting me a prescription for gaviscon! Woo! Felt awful in the afternoon though, all hot and woozy, with some indigestion. Think it's the weather here, or maybe a bit of a bug. I'm glad I'd been to the MW in the morning otherwise I probably would have panicked! Feel a bit better today :)
Baby out vibes to those who require them! Who's next up? Anyone care to do a leaderboard?
19/06/2013 at 08:25
Twink - one more get up to go! What are your plans for Friday? Resting I hope!!
19/06/2013 at 08:35
Right, have attempted a leader board but not sure if it's right cos the 2013 list isn't up to date so I may have missed someone off or put someone on who isn't around anymore!
1st - 18th - scottsmum2010
2nd - 22nd - MrsH2009
3rd - 27th - *JLS*
4th - 6th - Alexia
5th - 17th - Twinkletoes
19/06/2013 at 09:21
Ahh good stuff! Not sure who scottsmum or Alexia are ? This is when you need the Hitched ability to see people's post history!
Baby out vibes for MrsH! Only another week until due date, JLS!
19/06/2013 at 09:31
Yeah they weren't familiar to me either - although if I take them off the list it puts me in the top 5 which is too scary lol
19/06/2013 at 09:42
BG - Glad to hear you slept better last night. Good news about your friend, I bet you can't wait for baby cuddles!
Bunny - Good news about bump measuring spot on and baby being head down
Ally - Glad to hear you've managed to relax over the last 2 days
Saphire - Sounds like you've been keeping busy! I think I felt hiccups for the first time last night too, quite amusing!
Twink - Good luck at the midwife, I'm there today too and also have Friday off :-)
PW - Good news about the gaviscon. The weather was horrible yesterday wasn't it? Very muggy. Glad to hear your feeling a bit better today.
AFM - Argh... thats a bit scary that I'm now in the top 5!!! Working from home today for the last time, can't have a working from home day next week as my replacement starts on Monday. Seeing the midwife for my 36 week apt today and then hoping to have a relaxed evening after a busy weekend and being out the last few nights.
Hope you all have a good day!
19/06/2013 at 09:50
Day one of maternity leave for me and I've been up since 4am thanks to George! Have already watched Toy Story, had breakfast, showered, got George to pre school and am halfway through a massive wardrobe clear out and bedroom declutter!! Have enlisted Mum's help to continue my day of cleaning / clearing out, Tesco grocery delivery on it's way plus my connecta is coming today - hurrah!! (Although, so much for resting!!)
19/06/2013 at 09:52
Morning all, sorry ive not been around for a while, been constantly at work since lasr friday!
BG- glad you had a good nights sleep, i always get tangled in my dream geni ive given up with it now!
Bunny-glad the MW went well, keep going with the reports not many left now.
Ally-glad your feeling better now, hope you have an easier night tonight
Twink-hope the midwife goes well!
Sapphire-hope the party goes well at the weekend, hopefully baby will freak your brother out again!
PW-glad you had a good midwife appt, its going to be so hot again today so take it easy.
AFM 30 weeks today, quite scary to be in the 30's the end is in site. Work is becoming quite hard now with my sciatica only 4 more weeks left!
19/06/2013 at 09:54
Sorry missed you twinkletoes, good luck for the midwife, argh your on the leader board!
Dinx-not a good start to mat leave, try and rest this afternoon
19/06/2013 at 09:55
Late today, have xome flexi to use up by the time I finish next week so took the opportunity of a lie in!
BG - glad you had a better nights sleep.
Bunny - funny ideas these men have bless them! My H's face was a picture when I explained what a sweep was!
S - yay for huccups! Dont think I;ve had these yet.
Twink - hope MW goes well
PW - exciting to be engaged! Bean was head down last time, and I'm hoping he or she will be engaged by next weeks appointment, but I keep getting kicks in weird places so I think the little tink may have moved about!
Ally - hope the LO;'s give you an easy night! Are you feeling better now?
TT - hope all is well at the MW.
AFM - nothing exciting to report! Cannot wait until next Friday, I need to not be in this hot stuffy office any more! Even the fan I have just blows hot air. H is onto the last room of the house to be decorated, he is on strict instructions to have it done by the time ML starts!!
19/06/2013 at 10:08
Pirate wife... you know me... not too much resting. plan is to paint the spare room and finish painting the drawers. i've got the carpet fitter for tiwnklets room coming, and the phone enginner coming as our phone & broadband is down. but wont be too streneious as the room is quite small so wont take too long to paint :) then i promise i will rest up in the afternoon :)
19/06/2013 at 10:59
Morning everyone - late to this, started one this morning but obviously didn't look very hard to see if someone beat me to it!
We've been swimming this morning, nothing else planned other than a bit of tidying and housework this afternoon before the school run. Get my section date next week which I'm waiting impatiently for, can't wait to know when we get to meet our baby!
19/06/2013 at 11:45
TT, hope your mw appt goes well!
Dinx, yay for mat leave! Boo for not resting. Maybe tomorrow eh
Noodle, ahhh welcome to the 30s! Getting serious now!
PC, it's the same in my office - just horrible. Make sure you're drinking plenty!
Twink, that's a months worth of activities for me! I'm worn out after watching This Morning and making a coffee! Crazy lady!
Margot, hope your date comes through soon! How exciting to know your childs birthday with advanced notice!
AFM again - my colleagues just gone home as his wife's waters have broken this morning! She's 37+something weeks and only due 3 weeks before me! This makes me very excited and nervous!! Reeeeeaallly need to get hospital bag/crib/car seat/pram sorted asap!
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