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Princessofshoreditch Tue 31-May-16 19:28:17

Just interested in hearing your stories! Might be pg myself and feeling all sentimental!

StarlingMurmuration Tue 31-May-16 19:31:06

He was with me when I did the test. I couldn't look, but he watched the line develop. Then we both cried a bit. I think we'd have cried even more if we'd known what a sod DS would be! smile

DownstairsMixUp Tue 31-May-16 19:31:53

I found out on boxing day at my mils. I popped into superdrug in the day just to be sure i wasnt (had been drinking heavily!) Snuck to loo was positive! I went in our spare room called him in and showed him the test smile we had been trying not preventing since a miscarriage few months ago so happy day for us.

Princessofshoreditch Tue 31-May-16 19:35:04

So lovely ☺️

IHeartKingThistle Tue 31-May-16 19:35:43

I found out before he got home from work. Started dinner, stuck the test in the cutlery drawer(clean!) and when he got in asked him to grab me a fork.

I don't think I ever finished cooking!

thrillhouse Tue 31-May-16 19:36:11

First time I went to pick him up from work (which I didn't always do) and told him straight away.

This time I text him because I was in an unholy fucking panic.

Shadow1986 Tue 31-May-16 19:37:33

First time he told me as he was holding the test!

Second time I just walked out the bathroom with a smile on my face and gave it to him!

So nothing exciting really! I do like the idea when people surprise their OHs but I would want him to know the second I knew.

NapQueen Tue 31-May-16 19:38:50

Dc1 I felt grim as fuck, was due to go away for the weekend on my hen the next day. I figured if I wasn't pg then I was getting the flu so needed to check. Poas. Positive. Sent dh a picture message and he called me straight away. He was in the local science museum with his class on a trip. He was half overjoyed and half indignant that I did the test without him.

Dc2, I genuinely cannot remember blush but I know he wasn't with me. Again.

I had a pregnancy in between which ended at 11 weeks and again I can't recall but again, know he wasn't with me.

FranksBobot Tue 31-May-16 19:39:25

He came home with 3 chocolate bars, one for him, me and dd1. Told him to go back to the shop and buy a 4th. Took him a few minutes to click!!

OrianaBanana Tue 31-May-16 19:40:11

I came out of the loo after POAS. He said 'Oh shit' hmm

Queenofthebrae Tue 31-May-16 19:41:08

He was there when I did the test. We put a song on while waiting for the 3 mins to pass (now that's what that song reminds me of!) I couldn't see a line but he said he could so I made us traipse back into town for one with 'pregnant' / 'not pregnant' on it! Turns out he was right.

CoodleMoodle Tue 31-May-16 19:41:09

I hadn't been planning on taking a test but that evening when I went for a wee I got an urge to do one (had been TTC for 14 months with PCOS so irregular periods). It was positive and, in disbelief I went through to the front room and showed DH.

He said: "Do another one in the morning." hmmgrin

Lauren83 Tue 31-May-16 19:41:52

4th IVF cycle, first three failed and had donor egg IVF, was given a date to test on by the clinic but he knew I was always an early tester, it was positive a few days before my official test day, I was in work so I messaged him saying what do you think about me testing early, he said don't you promised you wouldn't so I just said 'OK well I was going to say it was positive but it doesn't matter' grin (went on to lose twins at 8.5weeks but it was lovely finally being pregnant after 8-9 years)

froubylou Tue 31-May-16 19:43:50

I sent him a text. We had been Ttc for about 4 years and had given up. Couldn't face fertility treatment. Had just decided to buy myself a new pony as a sorry you won't have another child present.

Thought I was. Poas. Couldn't phone him and couldn't wait plus I wanted him to have chance to process it by himself. He was chuffed but I don't think it sunk in until he saw the test.

Arfarfanarf Tue 31-May-16 19:44:19

First time i paged him 'call me. Have news that can't wait' he called and i told him over the phone.
Second time i came out of the bathroom as he was coming down the stairs. We looked at each other and he said something like "pregnant? " and i said yup.

cogitosum Tue 31-May-16 19:45:42

I took a clear blue digital. It came up as 'pregnant 1-2 weeks' or whatever. Sent it to dh and called him and said "did you see what it said". He excitedly replied "yes. It says clear blue!" grin

Goingtobeawesome Tue 31-May-16 19:46:05

Every time except once we both looked at the test together. Dh was at work but agreed I could do the test as of course it would be negative. It wasn't and I lost the baby can't help feeling I jinxed itsad

AdoraKiora Tue 31-May-16 19:47:35

DC1 - he as with me when I took the test. had don loads which were negative, but was 2 weeks late and (I) just knew.

Subsequent pregnancies I just tested and told him asap.

Mermaid36 Tue 31-May-16 19:51:05

I took the test when he was at work and when he got home I told him to close his eyes cos I had a present for him. I presented him with a baby hat and bootees and didn't say anything. He was hmm then grin
and made me do another test the next morning when he was there

ToriaPumpkin Tue 31-May-16 19:52:43

The first time I came downstairs and told him to turn the TV off as "I think I've got something to tell you" (I was somewhat shocked and disbelieving!)

Second time he was putting DS to bed and I tested, didn't see a line and stuck the test in my back pocket to take downstairs and bin. I put everything I was carrying down, took the stick out, did a comedy double take at the line that had suddenly appeared (I'd had a bad batch of cheapie tests that gave repeated evaporation lines and this was a "proper" test I'd bought on a whim) and when he came down I announced "Well, this explains why I feel so rough!"

Oysterbabe Tue 31-May-16 19:58:43

I got up at about 4am to wee and wanted to test that day so did it then and it was positive. When I got back into bed I told DH I was pregnant and we both went back to sleep. When we woke up properly he thought it had been a dream. This was a week after we got back from honeymoon and we were very very excited even though it doesn't sound like we were smile
DD is 5 months now and she's amazing.

KP86 Tue 31-May-16 20:00:26

I sent him a picture message 'do you see what I see?' (The line was very faint.) I did three cheapies that morning, all the same faint line. He didn't believe me, made me book a dr appt for that evening and buy a 'proper' test from the supermarket and only then did he believe it.

Dr confirmed from bloods a few days later.

chelle792 Tue 31-May-16 20:01:50

The first time I woke him at about 4am after poas and asked him how he felt about being a daddy.

The second time he was working away so I sent him an early morning text saying 'good morning daddy'. Not as obscure as it sounds as I lost the first baby

Princessofshoreditch Tue 31-May-16 20:01:55

These are so nice to read! Hopefully will be delivering good news to DH soon!

MyBreadIsEggy Tue 31-May-16 20:08:08

First time, I ran downstairs, cried happy tears and handed DH the test.
Second time I literally waved the pissy stick in his face and said "well your balls still work" grin

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