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To feel bad that DSD still doesnt know???

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TheHedgeWitch Thu 28-Aug-08 15:10:50

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belgo Thu 28-Aug-08 15:13:01

Don't feel guilty. I think it's normal to wait until 12 weeks to tell. Not so sure about sending the scan picture as a surprise though- you often can't see much on those photos anyway, but also is he sure about her reaction? Will it be a happy surprise, or a shock to her?

TheHedgeWitch Thu 28-Aug-08 15:15:35

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MatNanPlus Thu 28-Aug-08 15:17:36

is anyone else even remotely likely to let the secret out??

If yes i would tell her as she would be hurt given she loves ds.

CashmereKate Thu 28-Aug-08 15:18:57

If there's the slightest chance that she'll find out from someone else then I'd tell her. It's one thing to hang on until 12 weeks but when loads of people know there's no point keeping it from your dsd. I'm sure it would upset her/piss her off if she found out that she wasn't one of the first to know.

IMHO. smile

Congratulations btw.

TheHedgeWitch Thu 28-Aug-08 15:23:57

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CashmereKate Thu 28-Aug-08 15:24:44

If I was in your shoes I'd tell her.

Swedes Thu 28-Aug-08 15:28:19

Tell her. Tell her today. But tell her you are not telling "others" until after the scan at 12 weeks.

Dropdeadfred Thu 28-Aug-08 15:29:33

I wouldn't tell her until you have had the scan....

BlingLovin Thu 28-Aug-08 15:30:36

And if she's 15, does she want a scan pic as a surprise? I think I would have been "grossed out" at that age! grin

chipmonkey Thu 28-Aug-08 15:31:59

I think she's old enough at this stage to be told before the scan. And she should get priority over other people. I know when my niece's Dad's dp is pg, my niece is usually the first they tell. And it does make her feel involved.

TheHedgeWitch Thu 28-Aug-08 15:36:33

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Dropdeadfred Thu 28-Aug-08 16:09:56

Okay, I didn't want to put a downer on the I told my eldest two.then had bad news to tell that afterwards....sad
Sorry - I'm sure you'll not have that problem, just makes me very careful now

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