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Due May 05 part 5

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logic Mon 21-Feb-05 18:02:42

I think it's time for a new thread! The old one was getting huge...

logic Mon 21-Feb-05 18:05:19

I'm pretty sure that the milk factory has started up I hate wearing a bra to bed. Hate breast pads too.

fisil Mon 21-Feb-05 19:12:21

Hello new thread!

Yes, I've got some nice creamy stuff too!

myermay Mon 21-Feb-05 19:56:25

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fisil Mon 21-Feb-05 20:01:23

I told my GP and she told me it was thrush & gave me a prescription for Canestan cream!

logic Mon 21-Feb-05 20:02:55

The worst bit is that dh has taken to calling it <logic>top! Grrr. I'm 29 weeks today, myermay, which I thought was a bit early but apparently not. My tummy feels really tight too and seems to drag downwards. I can tell what position the baby is in now. It's a bit worrying that she's going to get more than twice her current size by the end. I'll be dragging my stomach along the floor I'm sure.

Tinker Mon 21-Feb-05 20:04:45

Urgh, have been leaking for weeks now. So glamourous isn't it. Same thing happened last time as well. Just sleep with a t shirt on so I don't have to change the sheets all the time.

LittleB Tue 22-Feb-05 13:39:08

I've been leaking a little bit too. Sorry if this is a daft question, but as I'm first timer I'm new to this - what is leaking doesn't look like milk at all, its clear and thin more like water - is this normal? I also have tight feeling across the top of my belly, can't believe the baby still has to double/treble in size -we're going to be huge!

logic Tue 22-Feb-05 15:34:51

Yes, littleb, it is really watery milk to start with .

LittleB Tue 22-Feb-05 15:38:10

Thanks Logic, glad its normal! I'm hoping to avoid breast pads for a while yet, but when I do need them I'd rather use washable ones, can anyone recommend good ones?

SamCattie Tue 22-Feb-05 15:54:17

changing the subject ever so slightly...is anyones tummy hurting? I mean it feels like its stretching and getting heavier? My 7th month mark isn't till next Friday so I think I am a bit behind everyone else. It feels really tight

logic Tue 22-Feb-05 16:11:08

Sorry, I don't know littleb, I used disposable pads last time.

I'm getting bad stitch pains down the sides of my stomach, SamCattie. Dh spotted some new stretch marks too the other day

myermay Tue 22-Feb-05 16:56:08

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hollya Tue 22-Feb-05 17:10:23

hi i've just joined, can i crash please?
i'm due 9th may and it's my 1st.

myermay Tue 22-Feb-05 19:07:28

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hollya Tue 22-Feb-05 19:27:43

ok now i've finally stopped being sick, but have never been so tired in my life. no matter how much sleep i get it doesn't ever seem enough!! does anyone else feel like this?

logic Tue 22-Feb-05 19:42:10

welcome hollya. Yes, I feel like that too. Your due date is the same as mine!

hollya Tue 22-Feb-05 19:47:42

logic are you working?
if so when are you going to stop. i'm really not to sure when to go on maternity leave, if i go to early it means less money and much more boredom just waiting for it to happen, but too late and i worry i'll go into labour at work (what a nightmare that would be).

logic Tue 22-Feb-05 20:52:43

hollya, I'm not working - this is my second child. Sorry to tell you this but you will probably get even more tired towards the end and want to get a few weeks rest before the baby arrives. On the other hand, I really wouldn't worry about going into labour at work. First labours tend to be slow and you get lots of warning...

hollya Tue 22-Feb-05 21:14:42

thanks for the advice, i get a bit worried sometimes. i didn't realise quite how many things there are to think about!!

vicstervic Tue 22-Feb-05 21:18:12

Hey ladies, and welcome holly. Re: colostrum - me too, just occasionally. Poss TMI but it's often appeared after I've rubbed moisturiser in - perhaps it's the massaging movements that trigger it?

My only bump pains are when I get up suddenly, or laugh or sneeze violently (!) - sharp pains that I'm guessing is muscle/ligament.

And sleep - mine still isn't great, but not as bad as a month or two ago. I even get the odd night of solid sleep now - yay. Still really struggling to stay on my side though - just doesn't feel comfortable, and I always wake up flat on my back - oops.

Am doing pregnancy yoga - anyone else trying it? Great for relaxing but not sure what else I'm getting out of it. Perhaps the breathing will help in labour...

logic Tue 22-Feb-05 21:39:17

I don't think that the worry ever stops when you're a mum, hollya. I seem to have spent the whole day stopping ds from doing potentially dangerous and unwise things.

SamCattie Wed 23-Feb-05 08:12:55

Why is is that you can't sleep on your back? I try sleeping on my left side but keep getting kicked. The only comfortable position is my back. Should I not be doing this then?

logic Wed 23-Feb-05 08:43:28

Sam, later on, breathing will feel very uncomfortable when you are lying on your back. It is just starting to be for me. I feel like my lungs are getting squashed. I can't remember what the exact medical reason is though. The baby kicks me very painfully if I lie on my side too. I just alternate.

Poshpaws Wed 23-Feb-05 14:12:27

Hi all and hope you are all well. Nice to see a new thread has started (and welcome holly).

Had my GTT yesterday - was not as bad as I thought. Turned out that I was not at risk so there was no need for me to have it. Still, had my routine bloods and my anti-d as well, so there was a reason for me to be at hospital .

Hoorah - am enjoying my week off. DS in nursery, house nice and quiet.....

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