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March 2014 - Thread 6 - Spending more time with pornographers and less time with our heads in the toilets hurrah!

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rescoonetwothree Fri 30-Aug-13 19:49:38

Stats thread

Thread 5

Slippersandacuppa Sat 31-Aug-13 08:38:27

Cripes, where did the last thread go!

Mummy good luck for today!

Pram happy birthday for yesterday! Sound like ace pressies to me.

Picture this. On a plane, in the toilet cubicle. Baby on the changing table positioned just above the toilet. Thanks to noravirus, sudden urge to vom and squit. Can't decide which end is more important plus must keep one hand on DS. Decide bum end is more dangerous so sit. You can guess the rest. DH blissfully snoring away in 23A.

'Tis true, there be no dignity left.

I'm 37, which I realise isn't old old but combined with this being number four, I wondered if they'd add them together and conclude I couldn't have a homebirth. It's 38 and baby number five apparently.

Must go and feed some animals (no, not the kids).

MummyPig24 Sat 31-Aug-13 08:45:14

I've got my notes which have my information on. I've beer needed anything else before. Oh crap should I take proof of I.D and address?

commsgirl Sat 31-Aug-13 09:00:56

Hi new thread!

Someone tell me when I'm going to start glowing please.

Rockchick1984 Sat 31-Aug-13 09:08:32

Hopefully soon Comms! I'm 14 weeks today, officially the start of the second trimester, and desperately hoping to feel human again soon. Although I don't feel as bad as I did a few weeks ago, so I should stop complaining really smile

lumpylumps Sat 31-Aug-13 09:13:12

I only had to wee once in the night (I made it to the toilet!!) Is this the turn around??? It's been 4 times for the last month!!

ds1 had the pox at 10mths. 1st spot on the friday. I found it the Monday was the worst day/night for itching and discomfort. He didn't settle till 3am. He was too young to scratch so just kept hitting himself!! Hope he feels better soon.

It's ds2s 3rd birthday today. We've opened pressies, he's having haribo for breakfast and we're just watching his new Thomas DVD!!!

ikab Sat 31-Aug-13 09:16:47

mummy take a deep breath. Its a big day and it'll be fine! If by notes you mean booking in notes then take those and the original app letter. If in doubt maybe give them a quick ring?

MummyPig24 Sat 31-Aug-13 09:23:19

I'm on my way with my notes and original scan letter. Plus proof of I.D. I'm most nervous about telling family afterwards.

FrankelInFoal Sat 31-Aug-13 09:24:34

Marking place

hoopins Sat 31-Aug-13 09:36:04

Had scan yesterday- mine is the v blurry one on fb. Tbh I'm not sure how I feel about the whole thing. Not enough sonographers so there was an hour wait- I thought my bladder was full and planned to keep drinking while waiting but no water in the dispenser so when she started the first thing she said was that my bladder wasn't very full- eek! She turned the screen round to me near the beginning and at the end but only really very briefly - those brief moments were amazing but she was scanning for about 15-20 mins and I was just thinking that I wished there was a screen on the ceiling cos I couldn't even turn to look at DPs reactions! Baby was really wriggling so she struggled to get NT measurement for a while hence why it took so long. She took at least 6 pics but we only ended up with two copies of the same one (which were free because of our wait). I would have paid to have all of them. On the print off it said they couldn't get a clear pic because of my high bmi! I sort of feel disappointed but delighted at the same time because I saw something at least- but perhaps not what I was expecting.

Lottie345 Sat 31-Aug-13 09:46:44

Good luck mummy. You sound much better prepared than me. We turned up at the desk to present ourselves and were roundly bollocked for forgetting our orange notes. And reminded by this bitch nurse about six times about our incompetence. But the receptionist was lovely , said it mattered not and just to slot the forms into the notes folder smile

Unfortunately they've gone missing too.

hoopins glad you got your scan pics in the end. Mine Jo where near as clar as prams but all good.

Back to bra debate- I jut went to get fitted at a local lingerie shop where I got my wedding bras and she told me I didn't need maternity or non wired. Just a well fitted one. I've gone from E to F and up a back size. Saw a 28 wk preg friend yest who had JJs!!! Freya or fantasie are good

Thanks for all your well wishes about the funeral. Predictability awful but told quite a few people at drinks last night. A funny mix of 'oh shit how will we cope' and genuine thrilledness.

Rockchick1984 Sat 31-Aug-13 09:50:24

Lottie you were lucky to just get a bollocking - my hospital won't scan you without your notes, they make you rebook for next available appointment. My friend ended up being too late to have NT because of it sad

rescoonetwothree Sat 31-Aug-13 09:59:03

ah lottie was just about to ask after you, thats good there was your positive news to tell!

good luck mummy and everyone else scanning this weekend!

no sneeze wees here yet, am waiting with baited breath though...

apprenticemamma Sat 31-Aug-13 10:19:54

phew...exhausted scratchy boy and me are off to bed. He has decided he likes his * special Sun cream * especially if mummy and iggle piggle wear it too....Now to try & sleep...Hope everyone's scans go well...there can't be many left? Lottie btw & raspberry I am so sorry to hear about your tough time. Lost FIL whilst pregnant last time & it was hell. Dh couldn't get his head round grief & new baby but ds has helped us heal smile

NoMaybeAboutIt Sat 31-Aug-13 10:44:03

Good luck today Mummy!

Hope you get a good sleep Apprentice

Hoopins sorry you had a negative experience, but at least all is well. And you'll get to see lots more at your 20 week scan x

My maternity notes are green, not orange hmm

On the sneeze wee debte. I haven't wee'd yet, though when I sneeze/fart/cough, I get a massive expulsion of progesterone gel. Sexy? Moi? Yes indeedy wink

And Prammy, even if you can't reach it, surely we can fashion a vibrator on a stick? I feel a dragons den moment.....

hoopins Sat 31-Aug-13 10:48:49

I've done a couple of sneeze wees so far, not outfit ending ones though and I was safely at home. I'm sneezing a lot too, so statistically I must be doing alright! smile

Jolleigh Sat 31-Aug-13 11:29:12

Hellish night sad

Twat of a fiancé is officially in the last chance saloon. He didn't come home last night...strolled in at 7:15 this morning. I'd been up since 2am sick with worry. His phone was dead. Turns out he'd missed the last metro and didn't want to spend loads on a cab. Didn't occur to his wasted little brain that I've been up needing the loo every few hours. He didn't even think of sending a FB message when he got back to his mate's house.

I was about to start calling hospitals when he arrived. Was sick with worry.

He's now been told it's time to man up and that he's causing me too much stress for me to allow it to go on. He grovelled. But is now knows I have no qualms about chucking him out if he does anything to cause me this kind of stress again.

FoxMulder Sat 31-Aug-13 11:30:10

Bras: I've found the bra threads on here very enlightening. Basically most places are crap at measuring, except bravissimo, because they tend to add on 4" to the band measurement, which you're not meant to do anymore. I have the teeny tiniest boobs ever(think Kate Moss), and even I'm a DD. No shit. But if you look at a DD on a 30 back it's really very small.

Scan letters: I haven't had one! I just made the appointment with the midwife last time I saw her.

Vomming: I vommed yesterday while trying to swallow an anti-nausea pill. Is that irony?

Grumpy DHs: Mine is getting all eye rolly whenever I complain about a bad smell now. I think's he's fed up of it. I'm more fed up of it!! He is doing all of the cleaning and cooking though in his defence.

I think August has been the worst month of my life. Bloody morning sickness.

11 weeks today...

FoxMulder Sat 31-Aug-13 11:31:34

Jesus Joll, what a dick!

apprenticemamma Sat 31-Aug-13 11:33:28

hoopins this must be ur first dc ...and just y wait till third trimester wink ...When I told dm waters had broke she basically thought I'd weed myself again grin . Ds slept for 20 mins. I'm 13 weeks and energy levels must be picking up bc I'm doing alright on 4 hours sleep ..

Jolleigh Sat 31-Aug-13 11:37:14

Yep Fox, a definite twunt who's now putting me in a position where I'm wondering if I've made a serious misjudgement about the man I chose to have kids with...

MummyPig24 Sat 31-Aug-13 11:38:02

Thanks for the nice messages everyone. They were running slightly late so I was desperate for a wee. Baby was all good and super active, kept jumping and rolling over. I have a fibroid too but it shouldn't cause a problem. I'm so happy our little Nando is doing well! I'm now 11+6 and due 16th March, on dds birthday, so I hope baby can hang on till after then.

Jolleigh Sat 31-Aug-13 11:46:38

2 days after my DD Mummy and I think my dates will be pushed backwards...

PramQueen1971 Sat 31-Aug-13 12:10:21

Great news about your scan, Mummy.

Jolls, I only feel I can say this because you've held my hand recently and we are honest with each other: I have a really bad feeling about your fiance and I can see a lot of hurt and angst on the horizon. I hope you go with your head and not your heart with this one xx

mimili Sat 31-Aug-13 12:12:11

thread 6! wow we move fast! grin

Jolleigh Sat 31-Aug-13 12:16:42

My head is fully engaged Pram. He knows what is expected of him in the coming weeks...if he continues to cause me stress he'll be gone. It's no environment to bring a child up in. And it can't be doing the baby any good right now either. So if he doesn't see this as the absolute last chance, it's going to be hard but I'll just have to get through it.

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