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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

MamaMary Fri 21-Sep-12 16:18:47

Bunny sorry to hear your sad news. Don't worry about bump - the effects of stress are exaggerated. Be good to yourself xx

allchik Fri 21-Sep-12 16:20:54

Ooooo Woody where abouts? Im from Telford originally!

My baby def moves more in the evening....its quite quiet at school, I think its prob scared of all the rowdy teenagers shouting (or me shouting at them lol!!)

I have had one of my year 11s bring me cake 3 times this week....awesome! And also lots of 'everyone shut up! Dont stress miss out or the baby will get upset!' which is very sweet....Im hoping in a month or two they will be like an audience of angels who will just sit in silence as I teach from my chair (but thinking that will be unlikely!!) On a not so 'awesome' note a year 9 also said 'miss, when your pregnant does it mean your bum gets bigger too?'....dont you just love the honesty of young people?? I told her 'yes, I am carrying twins, one in each but cheek' lol

creepy I keep having kinky dreams too! But still feel like I have no sex drive for poor hubby sad were talking twice a month if that!!!!! Please some people tell me you are the same?????? Or is it just me!!

xxx

happyhow Fri 21-Sep-12 16:25:56

My hubby won't do anything so you're getting more than me... He 'loves' that my pelvis is sore now coz I've stopped bugging him! Last time I got any action was the start of July and he only did it then because I got him drunk and I wasn't showing yet. Now I have a bump it's a definite no. sad

Tugstonia Fri 21-Sep-12 16:31:43

Twice a month is good going compared to me! We've done it once since we found out I'm pregnant, and even then I was too paranoid to really go for it. Poor DP!

CreepyCrawly Fri 21-Sep-12 16:39:14

It was definitely more like a nightmare! Hahaha at sexy Barry Evans!

Until about a month ago, I was raring to go 24/7, now I'm never in the mood.

octanegirl Fri 21-Sep-12 16:41:58

I'm not having any erotic dreams at the moment..but I am having lots and lots of sex, heehee! Hopefully I won't go off it. DP is already stressing about not having sex for 6 weeks afterwards....

SquealyB Fri 21-Sep-12 16:42:57

I am afraid to report lots of sexy dreams and little actual sex around ours too! Problem is I am exhausted in the evenings and DH has never been the biggest fan of morning nookie. Think I may have to pounce this weekend.....

I've been feeling rather frisky for about a month, maybe six weeks....but being single I've had to (ahem) take matters into my own hands a few times a week blush

Hormonalhell Fri 21-Sep-12 17:25:56

preggofabulous ewww what a nightmare. Not fair I'm not having those kind of dreams just weird ones.

Got a bit panicky other day as he didn't move at all when I went to bed which was strange or the next morning, starting to panic but then he started moving around lunchtime so must have been very sleepy.

Apparently they hit a growth spurt 24 to 30 weeks so tiring few weeks or all of us!!!

Hormonalhell Fri 21-Sep-12 17:27:07

preggo I'm totally with you on that - us single pg ladies have needs grin

MamaMary Fri 21-Sep-12 18:12:34

I'm definitely more up for it than usual...we're still mostly doing what we did before which is about 2 or 3 times a week...

I'm trying to make the most of it because after giving birth and while breast-feeding libido really dips (at least for me). After the birth of DD DH really struggled going without for 3 weeks! (yes 3 weeks - I gave in after that as I'd healed really quickly down there).

knuckingfackered Fri 21-Sep-12 19:43:21

marking place

Bunny222 Fri 21-Sep-12 22:21:51

Thanks so much for your comments and wishes. I phoned my GP and the best advice they could offer is Camomile tea, so you've all been a lot more helpful that the NHS!
On a more positive, have felt lots of wriggling the last few days, especially today when I was in the bath and had a really strong movement and am sure I could see my tummy move a little bit. Is it too early for that? It was a great comfort either way.

MrsMallard Fri 21-Sep-12 22:23:17

So sorry to hear your news, Bunny.

I've had a manic week or so, hence being missing in action. I've just been catching up on lots of posts and am loving the advice us first-timers have been given - thank you ladies, it's very helpful and they're the kind of things you'd never read in a book!

As I was catching up on everyone's news I've updated the list, including locations. I'm in Hertfordshire - anyone else nearby? Apologies if I've missed anyone's updates - just let me know and I'll revisit the list!

Stats: 16 girls, 8 boys, 12 surprises

BuntyCollocks (29) DC2 EDD 28/12/12 (NE Wales) 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 (Kent) It’s a surprise!
PricklyPickle (31) DC1 EDD 31/12/12 (SE London – Eltham)
LowLu (31) DC2 EDD 02/01/13
TootieMaroo (32) DC2 EDD 03/01/13
MarasmeAbsolu (31) DC2 EDD 03/01/13 (Scotland – central belt) 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 (Leeds) It’s a surprise!
Pockemuchka DC3 EDD 06/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Happyhow (26) DC1 EDD 07/01/13 (Scotland – Aberdeen) 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 (Scotland – Ayrshire) 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 (West Wales) She’s a girl!
PixelCarrier (37) DC1 EDD 13/01/13 It’s a surprise!
Shakemyhead (37) DC1 EDD 14/01/13 (West Yorkshire – Wakefield) 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 (Norfolk)
ChutesTooNarrow (33) DC2 EDD 18/01/13 She’s a girl!
Glorious (28) DC1 EDD 18/01/13 (SE London – Hither Green)
Tugstonia (33) DC1 EDD 18/01/13 (SE London – Crystal Palace) 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
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 (South West) 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
Woody2313 (33) DC1 EDD 23/01/13 (West Midlands – Shropshire)
SigningGirl (?) DC1 EDD 24/01/13
Mrsbugsywugsy (34) DC1 EDD 25/01/13 (Sussex) She’s a girl!
SquealyB (29) DC1 EDD 26/01/13 (SW London – Richmond) It’s a surprise!
knuckingfackered (39) DC2 EDD 26/01/13
Thinkingpositivethoughts (28) DC1 EDD 26/01/13
MrsMallard (35) DC1 EDD 26/01/13 (Hertfordshire) 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 30/01/13 (West Midlands)
Brugmansia (35) DC1 EDD 31/01/13 (SE London - Kennington/Elephant and Castle)
Mummypud (32) DC3 EDD 31/01/13
PipIsOutNow (27) DC2 EDD 31/01/13
Dieciocho (32) DC1 EDD 31/01/13 It's a surprise

Hi bunny, I've seen my tummy move too! It reminds me of alien lol x

Bunny222 Fri 21-Sep-12 22:32:31

preggo thats what my DH said. Hehe!
bTW I am in Worcestershire next time someone does a log update. X

woody2313 Sat 22-Sep-12 07:35:10

Hi allchik, I live in Shrewsbury and teach in Wellington smile
Where do you live now?

allchik Sat 22-Sep-12 08:22:29

No way woody im in Leeds now but lived in Wellington! Went to Dothill then Charlton school! Small world,nan lives in Shrews too!

I just bloody wish I could lie in! X

happyhow Sat 22-Sep-12 09:04:45

I have finally succeeded in pouncing on my hubby!! gringrin After finally convincing him it would be ok, he gave in but then proceeded to ask that baby would definitely be ok for 5 mins afterwards... I had to say "without wanting to cause offence, it wasn't exactly in there long enough for Baby to know that anything was going on..." He seemed happy with this!! I don't think he would normally like that comment but after two and a half months of nothing, he can't expect much less!! smile

Pascha Sat 22-Sep-12 09:19:01

I'm getting it about once a week at the moment which, quite frankly, is enough for me grin. I am KNACKERED. The Widget has stepped up movements to an alarming pace, I am getting many many kicks in my cervix and backwards towards my intestines which is very uncomfortable. Even DS aged just two has noticed it. He has started cuddling my tummy when it moves about, I don't think he really knows whats going on though.

It seems weird to think that this baby is now viable shock. If it was born tomorrow it would have a real fighting chance!

How fast did that time go?

MamaMary Sat 22-Sep-12 10:28:34

Pascha, that's an amazing realisation that your baby could survive if born tomorrow. I've another 2 weeks to go before then. Let's hope they stay in a lot longer though!

Not liking my body at the moment - I seem to expand everywhere not just at the front so my bum and hips look huge, and my boobs are massive.

Pascha Sat 22-Sep-12 11:00:20

I've avoided the expansion so far, I think because I have a long torso its not squashing my wobbly bits any further out than they are already. I have had to concede I need some basic maternity tops now though, can't get away with long vest tops and the like in the cold weather, so I have ordered a couple of bits from New Look to come into the local store, I'm also raiding ebay again for jersey tops for 99p, I figure even if they are a little worn they will be ok as layering tops under cardis and suchlike.

Hi all!

Had our 4d scan today - amazing! She looks like a proper little girl, very fine features, and GORGEOUS! Nothing like her big brother, though, and obviously he is also beautiful! Can't wait to see our DVD later on today smile

Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend.

godzookey Sat 22-Sep-12 17:05:22

hi Ladies,
can't believe we're on thread 4 now! I have NO libido at all, am with you on that one Tugs

So I have met three doulas today, a good cross section, one young with no kids, one whose a granny and specialises more in post natal and one who has 2 kids and was nice but very much a commercial transaction.

So subject to references, I think i'm going to go with the first one I met.

All starting to feel so real now, particularly as we've now managed to sell the furniture in the box room, all being shipped out tomorrow so we'll finally have some space to turn it into a proper little nursery!

Love to all and extra hugs and thoughts to you Bunny thanks

Lora1982 Sat 22-Sep-12 17:56:06

im so proud ive sewed the curtains for the nursery so aswell as being nearly finished its now safe for me to get changed in the bathroom opposite it without neighbours seeing right through.

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