...to think I might be pregnant?

(38 Posts)
iwantalittleone Tue 20-Nov-12 09:33:54

I've had a chest infection/heavy cold for about 2 weeks and am over a week late. I'm never normally late - not even a day but I don't have any other pregnancy related symptoms.

DP and I have decided to start trying next year so the timing wouldn't be great as we could be in a better position financially.

AIBU to think I need to POAS or is it possible that this god awful cold has just messed up my cycle!?

skiesmylimit Tue 20-Nov-12 14:08:11

Ooo do update us!

iwantalittleone Tue 20-Nov-12 14:41:11

Saggy - haha that made me laugh.

I am going to have a walk to the shop later and buy a test so will come back on to update.

AIBU to think I will be a teensy bit upset if it's negative now I've thought about it properly!?

honeytea Tue 20-Nov-12 14:42:03

yanbu to hope it's +, good luck!

Ooh, ooh, a POAS thread! Yeeey! Hope it's the result you want OP smile (You will never be financially in the right position to have a baby by the way. There's always one more bonus, or promotion, or holiday, or bedroom etc. If you feel ready as a couple, go for it smile)

iwantalittleone Tue 20-Nov-12 14:56:15

Antoinette - thank you, I know you are right - would just like to pay the credit card off first haha! I feel I have been ready forever and as a couple we are too, we are very happy together, we both have good jobs and own our home. The next step may have just come sooner than expected!

iwantalittleone Tue 20-Nov-12 18:18:39

Well...just done the test and it was negative. I feel really sad actually but it must be for the best.

Do I need to worry that I've had no period and not pregnant?

MrsDeVere Tue 20-Nov-12 18:25:53

I am sorry you are sad about the negative result.

I don't know about the late period. Perhaps someone more knowledgeable can advise.

honeytea Tue 20-Nov-12 18:25:59

I sorry sad Your time will come and you and your DP can have fun trying.

I'm not sure about the lack of period, maybe leave it another week and go to the dr if you still havn't started your bleeding.

iwantalittleone Tue 20-Nov-12 19:09:31

Thank you both. I'd said myself it wasn't the right time. At least I'll feel better money wise when it does happen smile.

Hopefully it's just the cold messing things up!

I'm sorry OP sad Maybe it's helped clarify what you want though?

greeneyed Tue 20-Nov-12 20:42:36

Sorry OP sad

I Am sorry to hear that OP. Although maybe you get abit more financial breathing space. But if the negative made you more sad, maybe forget about the monies and go at it for it.

iwantalittleone Wed 21-Nov-12 09:38:57

Thanks for your kind words. I'm feeling a little relieved this morning. I want to be in the best position I think we can be to provide for a baby and am a great believer that it will happen when the time is right! I don't think I would like the added stress of outstanding debts whilst pregnant. Definitely trying to look at it positively today!

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