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Jan 2013 part 4: the one where we are closer to the end than the beginning

(994 Posts)
PricklyPickle Thu 20-Sep-12 21:45:40

Here we go!

Stats: 16 girls, 9 boys, 13 surprises

BuntyCollocks (29) DC2 EDD 28/12/12 She’s a girl!
Pmgkt (33) DC2 EDD 28/12/12 He’s a boy!
Birdies (33) DC2 EDD 30/12/12 She’s a girl!
Pascha (35) DC2 EDD 30/12/12 It’s a surprise!
PricklyPickle (31) DC1 EDD 31/12/12 It's a surprise!
LowLu (31) DC2 EDD 02/1/13
TootieMaroo (32) DC2 EDD 03/1/13
MarasmeAbsolu (31) DC2 EDD 03/01/13 She’s a girl!
Lora1982 (30) DC1 EDD 04/01/13 He’s a boy!
IsSpringSprangedYet (?) DC4 EDD 05/01/13
DollFisher (28) DC1 EDD 05/01/13 She’s a girl!
Allchik (30) DC1 EDD 06/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Pockemuchka DC3 EDD 06/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Happyhow (26) DC1 EDD 07/01/13 It’s a surprise!
EmilieFloge (38) DC? EDD 07/01/13
Complicated24 (44) DC1 EDD 07/01/13 It's a surprise!
Newbie6 (36) DC1 EDD 08/01/13 He’s a boy!
Norfolkinway (25) DC1 EDD 09/01/13
Octanegirl (34) DC1 EDD 09/01/13 He’s a boy!
BumgrapesofWrath (30) DC2 EDD 10/01/13
Kim222 (30) DC1 EDD 11/01/13
Lulabel27 (29) DC2&3 (twins) EDD 11/01/13
CraftyGirly (26) DC1 EDD 11/01/13 She’s a girl!
Cejay8 (32) DC2 EDD 12/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Tinyeyes123 (30) DC1 EDD 13/01/13 She’s a girl!
CreepyCrawly (22) DC1 EDD 13/01/13 She’s a girl!
PixelCarrier (37) DC1 EDD 13/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Shakemyhead (37) DC1 EDD 14/01/13 She's a girl!
Godzookey (35) DC1 EDD 14/01/13 He’s a boy!
PeshwariNaan (33) DC1 EDD 14/01/13
Hormonalhell (40) DC2 EDD 15/01/13 He’s a boy!
DoIgetastickerforthat (36) DC4 EDD 16/01/13 She’s a girl!
Theboutiquemummy (35) DC1 EDD 17/01/13
ChutesTooNarrow (33) DC2 EDD 18/01/13 She’s a girl!
Glorious (28) DC1 EDD 18/01/13
Tugstonia (33) DC1 EDD 18/01/13 It's a surprise!
SpringFlowers (39) DC4 EDD 18/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Eagleray (40) DC1 EDD 18/01/13
13mma (29) DC1 EDD 18/01/13 scan 13/09/12
LetThereBeCupcakes (30) DC1 EDD 20/01/13
Silversixpence (29) DC2 EDD 20/01/13
mulan07 (27) DC1 EDD 20/01/13 He’s a boy!
BadgerFace (34) DC1 EDD 21/01/13 She’s a girl!
PreggoFabulous (30) DC1 EDD 22/01/13 He’s a boy!
Bunny222 (31) DC1 EDD 22/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Bealos (34) DC2 EDD 22/01/13 She’s a girl!
AppleCrumples (??) DC4 EDD 22/01/13 It's a surprise!
Woody2313 (33) DC1 EDD 23/01/13
SigningGirl (?) DC1 EDD 24/01/13
Mrsbugsywugsy (34) DC1 EDD 25/01/13 She's a girl!
SquealyB (29) DC1 EDD 26/01/13 It’s a surprise!
knuckingfackered (39) DC2 EDD 26/1/13
Thinkingpositivethoughts (28) DC1 EDD 26/01/13
MrsMallard (35) DC1 EDD 26/01/13 She’s a girl!
Salt1 (38) DC1 EDD 27/01/13 She’s a girl!
Lilblondepessimist (33) DC4 EDD 28/01/13
MamaMary (31) DC2 EDD 28/01/13 She’s a girl!
Sebsmama (32) DC2 EDD 29/01/13
BionicEmu (26) DC2 EDD 29/01/13
Missymoo (32) DC2 EDD 30/01/13
DiscoDomina (31) DC1 EDD 30/1/13 He's a boy!
Brugmansia (35) DC1 EDD 31/01/13
Mummypud (32) DC3 EDD 31/01/13
PipIsOutNow (27) DC2 EDD 31/01/13 scan 19/09/12

Pascha Thu 20-Sep-12 22:01:49

Thanks Prickly smile

pmgkt Thu 20-Sep-12 22:17:01

Marking place!

MarasmeAbsolu Thu 20-Sep-12 22:35:47

marking place too!

newbie6 Thu 20-Sep-12 23:06:02

Yay, thanks prickly

x

Bunny222 Fri 21-Sep-12 06:54:08

Hi girls. I haven't been on for a bit. My dad has been Been unwell and passed away suddenly on Tuesday night from pneumonia. I am in shock. And to top it off, my beloved bunnies (hence my name) have caught a disease and are being put down today.
I am barely holding it together and am so worried about passing this stress onto bump. Don't know whether to try something herbal to help, tried getting hold of midwife but she's useless and doesn't call me back. Would welcome any advice.

allchik Fri 21-Sep-12 07:42:06

Oh bunny u poor thing! Can you go to ur gp for advice,just so they can check ur blood pressure? This is prob crap advice but can u spend 15mins or so every few hrs lying down n stroking,massaging n talking to ur bump?one of my bks said this is soothing to t baby when mum is stressed as it releases calming hormones or something? Hope ur getting lots of support x

happyhow Fri 21-Sep-12 08:10:18

I'm so sorry bunny. I don't really have any advice but my dad died suddenly two years ago and that was bad enough when not pregnant. The best way I found to de-stress at the time was to make sure I had a little timeout every day. Whether it was going for a walk, sitting in the garden, sitting on my bed... Anything that allowed me just to have a few mins by myself where I could think about what had happened and then go and face everyone else again.
The other thing I do is compartmentalise everything when there are lots of stressful things going on and I literally take one day at a time. It doesn't matter what else is happening, I try to only focus on today's stress and it stops me getting so worked up and keeps me more focused to deal with everything. I am well practised in doing this and shutting out things temporarily so I know it is more easily said than done but it might be worth trying...
I hope you have lots of support around you but make sure you take time to be myself and let everything sink in while it's happening as it will be worse to deal with later on. Xx

bunny so sorry for your loss. I lost two close family members during my pregnancy with DS, one at 12 weeks, the other after my 20 week scan, can't remember exactly how far I was, but the stress never affected him.

Be kind to yourself, take as much time off as you can and you need, and lots of cuddles from DH.

Hormonalhell Fri 21-Sep-12 08:16:32

Marking my place too smile

Oh Bunny so sorry for you. Not very good at gving advice but big hugs to you!!!

Hormonalhell Fri 21-Sep-12 08:20:23

Am finishing work in 4 weeks due to being in hospital, its so tiring now so I'm glad to be honest. I work 4 days but it really is taking its toll as having trouble sleeping and when I do I wake up - so anno ying!!!

Loving the baby moving all the time though, so comforting with all the aches and pains smile

Tugstonia Fri 21-Sep-12 09:27:59

I'm so sorry Bunny, what a shock it must be for you. Sending you lots of love and hugs xx

so sorry bunny

i have been doing a bit of yoga and meditation to try to combat the stress of writing a dissertation while pg (hardly the same i know) and it seems to help. i'm also caning loads of camomile tea.

SquealyB Fri 21-Sep-12 11:04:29

Bunny I am so sorry to hear about your Dad's sudden passing and to add to that all of the stress of putting down a pet is an awful lot to deal with.

Just be kind to yourself, take time off, and it is ok to grieve. Your bump will be fine with you being emotional (sure what that is the way the pregnancy hormones make us anyway). Drink lots of peppermint tea and hot chocolate and your DP will (I am sure) be an amazing help to you. As for making arrangements for your father, I hope that someone else in the family can take the lead.

Plus we are all here if you need to blow off steam annoymously rather than IRL!

theboutiquemummy Fri 21-Sep-12 11:27:06

bunny so sorry to hear about your Dad you are in our thoughts n prayers x

Please be kind to yourself

dieciocho Fri 21-Sep-12 11:35:53

Hi,
Can I add myself to your list, please?
(32) DC1 EDD 31/01/13 It's a surprise.

theboutiquemummy Fri 21-Sep-12 11:56:42

Anyone else getting lots of baby movement especially at night smile

SquealyB Fri 21-Sep-12 13:23:51

boutique me too! I was lying in bed last night and the baby was having a right party. We have decided the baby is a night owl like its mum smile.

I'm the opposite...during the day he's all go, go, go....and at night he barely moves at all. Im hoping this bodes well for the future smile

the other day he did what felt like a complete forward roll. It was extremely weird. Made me feel really queasy, and as he pushed down it felt like he was going to come out! Cant say i enjoyed that very much.

mine only seems to move at night....is this a bad omen? grin

woody2313 Fri 21-Sep-12 14:26:44

discodomina I'm in the West Midlands too - Shropshire - so you're not the only one!
I had the worst night's sleep last night - woke up this morning with what feels like whiplash on my neck - so painful! shock Just come home from work early and have started looking for pregnancy support pillows online...
My baby's movements seem really sporadic - hours and hours of movement followed by a day of nothing - is this normal?! I know I have an anterior placenta so feeling movement is difficult at times...

happyhow Fri 21-Sep-12 14:33:35

Mine moves a lot when I wake up and is sporadic during the day and then really active in the evening. Haven't been kept up or woken up yet so I'm hoping that's good thing. It's totally hyper today though - it's barely stopped moving since 6am!

CreepyCrawly Fri 21-Sep-12 16:03:41

So so sorry to hear that Bunny. Can't imagine what you must be going through. Hugs xx

My baby is pretty good during the night, although she was having a bit of a dance at about 5 this morning.

The erotic dreams are also back. Last night's featured Derek Branning from Eastenders. Vom!

oh dear Creepy, those sound like nightmares!

tho I once had an erotic dream about Barry from Eastenders, if you can remember him shock

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