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AIBU to not actually have a problem with this?

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PurplePidjin Sat 17-Nov-12 17:08:29

DP just got a text inviting him out for a curry for a mate's birthday. Mate has been through a rough time lately, the meal is fairly local to us and is a week night. DP is an occasional, sensible drinker.

However, if PidjChick hasn't already made an appearance i will be 41+4. If he has, chances are we'll have a very tiny newborn.

I said to tentatively accept - unless I'm actually in labour or full-on sobbing with hormones, i think he should go and have fun for a couple of hours. This is our first, and i have family and friends nearby.

AIB either U or completely naive?

Indith Wed 21-Nov-12 08:48:37

Congratulations smile

diddl Wed 21-Nov-12 07:56:26


Raphael-what a fantastic name.

moopoint Wed 21-Nov-12 07:40:43


MikeLitoris Wed 21-Nov-12 07:09:34

That is lovely pidj.

Well done.

trumpton Wed 21-Nov-12 02:53:50

flowers for you and your DH and Raphael . Congratulations .

AmberLeaf Wed 21-Nov-12 02:47:58

Congratulations! flowers

PurplePidjin Wed 21-Nov-12 02:44:14

8am Monday, Raphael Joseph 6lb 2oz

Well, that's one way to solve an AIBU I guess wink

PurplePidjin Wed 21-Nov-12 02:44:13

8am Monday, Raphael Joseph 6lb 2oz

Well, that's one way to solve an AIBU I guess wink

roundtable Sun 18-Nov-12 11:30:58

Good luck!

Enfyshedd Sun 18-Nov-12 11:07:20

Good luck Pidj & Mr Pidj! Happy, healthy & safe delivery vibes being sent your way smile

Clarella Sun 18-Nov-12 11:00:24

We're over on dec antenatal if you want to be nosey lurk grin

diddl Sun 18-Nov-12 09:43:19

Oh how exciting-hope you´ve had your baby by now!

COCKadoodledooo Sun 18-Nov-12 09:08:47

Oh wow, good luck! Hope you're snuggled up with pfb very very soon x

Indith Sun 18-Nov-12 08:41:49

Argh! That's a cliffhanger to read over breakfast in the morning! Has MrPidj not been instructed to update then?

Hope all is well, enjoy that lovely baby smile

SuffolkNWhat Sun 18-Nov-12 08:17:48

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MissVerinder Sun 18-Nov-12 08:11:40

Wow! Good luck x

NoraGainesborough Sun 18-Nov-12 07:57:16

Good luck. Thinking of you.

Queenofsiburbia Sun 18-Nov-12 05:02:52

Good luck pidj
Thinking of you & sending lots of 'sneeze birth' vibes!

yahnyinlondon Sun 18-Nov-12 04:35:29

Oh wow. Good luck OP!

yahnyinlondon Sun 18-Nov-12 04:24:04

+1 for letting him go unless you are in labour, provided he doesn't drink too much. I gave birth earlier this year just after the Opening Ceremony finished (2am on Saturday) and let my DH go with a mate to the basketball on the Sunday evening (the ticket was mine originally). I had to beg him to go out but I managed fine and the break did him a world of good after a long, stressful labour. I should add I had my DM with me and that was a godsend, can you arrange someone else to be there when he is out?

EugenesAxe Sun 18-Nov-12 04:06:54

Why.... do I not read all the OP's posts? Best wishes! Thinking of you.

EugenesAxe Sun 18-Nov-12 04:04:43

I agree with MrsWolowitz, except I might say if you already have the baby, see how you'd feel on the day about letting him go in. Your DC might be a week old by then and you may be feeling like you could cope alone for a few hours.

He shouldn't fight you though, if you don't want him out.

PurplePidjin Sun 18-Nov-12 03:21:06

Well, i figured it would be polite to update everyone! Clearly, the best way to kick off labour is to start an aibu about something first world that will be a huge drama if you go overdue wink

AmberLeaf Sun 18-Nov-12 03:12:28

Ooh that was an unexpected nice twist to the thread!

PurplePidjin Sun 18-Nov-12 02:53:08

I'm home in bed plugged into the tens machine, dp's trying to get some kip but i think I'm too excited!

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