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Jue in June 2011 ......the wittering and waffling continues

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moomin156 Wed 02-Feb-11 21:41:27

I think this is thread 8 or maybe 9......maybe we should take bets on which number we are on in June!!

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motherofsnortpigs Wed 02-Feb-11 21:45:04

evening moomin can you do us a link at the old thread?

moomin156 Wed 02-Feb-11 22:03:06

79monica has done it for me...i really must learn LOL

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Clarkiee Wed 02-Feb-11 22:08:02

Oh goody get anxious when the thread is running out lol grin!

moomin156 Wed 02-Feb-11 22:10:36

how many posts do you think we had left.......i thought it was 900 limit but obviously not. Can some one do a link to the stats thread too. I am a bit uselessblush

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motherofsnortpigs Wed 02-Feb-11 22:18:49

I think the max thread length is 1000 posts. Stress of the evening is that DH is convinced he'll be put on a 4 day week soon. I'll have to go and do supply teaching until I get too fat

bananarama05 Wed 02-Feb-11 22:38:06

Just marking my place

motherof I start panicking today at the realisation that whilst as of now I have no issue working up til 38 weeks what the bloody hell will I do if I can't get behind the wheel to drive? I'm 5'4 with stupidly short legs and have to have my seat almost as close to the wheel as it'll go...how's that going to work with a big bump in the way? confused

Supersunnyday Thu 03-Feb-11 00:28:24

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HalleLouja Thu 03-Feb-11 07:27:20

Can't believe am half way there. I was going to work up til the end of May but as I work for a small company and had premmie baby last time might stop a lot earlier and take holiday otherwise I might not hand everything over in time. We will see....

Waves back to moomin who has great taste in boys names. Also everyone else.

I like the name ruby but someone I know with a colour as a surname called their daughter that.

KaraStarbuckThrace Thu 03-Feb-11 07:37:48

Bananarama - I have similar concerns, also about how I am going to manage getting DS into his car seat, so I can get him to nursery!!

KaraStarbuckThrace Thu 03-Feb-11 07:40:05

link to the stats thread

jasmine51 Thu 03-Feb-11 08:26:59

mother RIP Margerine...or was it Kipper? Did the 18 year old cat benefit from the demise or will there be a funeral/ toilet flush?
I want your nappy free pooer! He's just the cutest.

I like the names discussions, having decided to change my surname to my married name, it now poses a few name combo dangers. My new surname will be Field which seems fairly inoccuous...until you try putting it with...Woody, Poppy, Misty, Chester, Daisy, Ann etc etc! DH will not entertain any discussion about the boys names he chose years ago and we had a row yesterday. William Robert is his choice, which is fine til you shorten it to Bilbo or Billybob - do you think this would be cruel?

Scan day today..not sure of DH is coming or even talking to me yet!

jbells Thu 03-Feb-11 08:32:45

good luck with your scan jasmine, im sure your DH will come with u

crumbletastic Thu 03-Feb-11 08:40:09

Louja I've got a girl but sonographer still refered to her as he throughout the scan so still may be a suprise yet

HalleLouja Thu 03-Feb-11 08:58:00

Thanks crumble for that. You give me some hope it could be either. I would like a girl but when its born you are so happy to have a healthy baby it doesn't matter. When DS was born they told me he was a girl! Yes really. So maybe they refer to all babies as he or she depending on who the Sonographer is.

takethatlady Thu 03-Feb-11 10:19:15

motherofsnortpigs how sexist of me shock grin! I can't believe I just assumed your weeing child was a boy ... <<mental note to sort out sexism before the baby is born, and to prepare for wilful-weeing-girls smile>>

Really sorry to hear about the stress of your DH's job. Can't wait until this poxy credit crunch is over, if it ever is ...

banana I have been wondering the same thing. Am the same height as you, also with short legs, and a long commute. Hopefully I can take holiday before I go on maternity leave, otherwise I'm going to be hitchhiking to work!

barbie what brilliant news about your results! I hope you had at least a sniff (or maybe a sip) of champagne to celebrate. Or at least a big bit of cake smile Congratulations to you too louja on getting to the halfway point. We should all be patting ourselves on the back I think. Welcome back to the thread!

jasmine I don't think there's anything wrong with William Robert - both lovely names and I don't know anybody with a nickname which is an abbreviation of both their first and middle names. I'm sure it wouldn't happen ...

BarbieLovesKen Thu 03-Feb-11 10:57:11

Thank you so much TTL. smile twas Dominos pizza to celebrate here grin (oh how I miss wine!!)

Jasmine I agree, honestly, Billy Bob hadnt even occured to me when I read that - not until you mentioned it also, he'll more than likely be William - its rare to actually use Robert day to day. Really lovely imo, you cant go wrong with a good classic name like this.

Am 23 weeks today smile (or 24 weeks on Saturday if I go by the dating scan). Works crazy so time is really beginning to fly by (thankfully!!!!) roughly 17 weeks of pregnancy left, 15 weeks of work - wont feel it!!.

Can I just ask your opinions? I've started a thread in baby names.

"As I've mentioned on here before, we are definate on Kate if this LO is a girl.

We've started on middle names and for a while were going to go with Kate Gabrielle/a (as Gabrielle/a was a close second), which I think is beautiful.

DH has now suggested that we use my mother's name as a middle name. This really is very ..well fitting I suppose, as my mother is a massive part of our lives - we are both very close to her. She has no other DC other than myself and my dad and her divorced when I was very young and its just been us two ever since.

Our DC and her have an unusually close relationship. She adores them and vice versa. She is extremely helpful and supportive and although she drives us crazy at times, we both dont know what we'd do without her.

I know that if we told her we were naming this baby after her it would really mean the absolute world to her and so, for these reasons everything points to using her name over Gabrielle/a.

Thing is, Kate - albeit beautiful imo, is very plain and simple imo and my mothers name is Anne.

Kate Anne. Both one syllable names, both lovely but is not very, very boring and... meh???

Would love to hear any thoughts"

KaraStarbuckThrace Thu 03-Feb-11 11:07:57

Jasmine - I think they are great names! I think the abbreviation would be more of an American thing.

I can see why you would need to be careful with the surname Field

Motherofsnortpig - i'll take the pooey baby grin.
Sorry to hear about your DH's job sad

moomin156 Thu 03-Feb-11 11:21:33

barbie i think using your moms name is a love idea. What about using the full version of kate.....ie Kathryn, Kathleen for the birth certificate etc as this stops the 2 syllable thing. In everyday life you will use Kate so it doesnt really matter that its Kate Anne ( which i think is also ok )
Not sure if that makes sense

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takethatlady Thu 03-Feb-11 11:45:40

Agree with moomin barbie - perhaps use Catherine for the birth certificate? Catherine Ann (nn Kate) is lovely.

Or, as Gabriella was a close second, Gabriella Ann? I am biased because I voted for Gabrielle/Gabriella on the other thread!

All are lovely choices, and it's lovely your DH suggested using your mum's name

mrswantstobeamum Thu 03-Feb-11 12:03:33

Hi all, we had our scan this morning, and all is fine with the baby. We're having a boy! I've gotten boy vibes and have been calling the baby "he" throughout my pregnancy, so I actually would have been surprised today if it was a girl (although we would have of course been thrilled either way). I'll update my info on the stats thread.

8RD, thanks for letting me know about fast-tracking the baby's passport. I'll talk to my GP and MW about whether it will be safe for the baby to travel before getting his immunisations.

Jasmine, my brother is called William Robert and he did get a few "Billy Bobs", but generally only from (American) family who were winding him up. I think it's a lovely name! We'll likely be using William as a first name as well (it's a several-generation family name on my side), perhaps with Nicholas as a middle name (a family name on DH's side).

Barbie, I think it's really nice to use family names when you can, and Kate Anne is lovely, although I would second moomin's suggestion to consider using a full version as her official name (just a personal preference).

Neenewps, good luck with your move!

Welcome HalleLouja!

Jer79 Thu 03-Feb-11 12:35:17

Barbie What about Kate Gabrielle/a Ann or Kate Ann Gabriella? Three names are very common now and with Kate Ann Gabriella in particular there's a lovely rhythm because of the two shorter names followed by the longer one. It's beautiful. Also, Gabrielle/a is far enough along the line so that if you ever have another little girl she can be called that outright!

Jer79 Thu 03-Feb-11 12:43:45

Ooh and mrswantstobeamum congratulations! I can't believe how much more real it feels after the 20 week scan - maybe it's knowing the gender, maybe it's just feeling the baby is thriving, but it's a nice feeling.

bananarama05 Thu 03-Feb-11 12:45:05

Hi all, quick lunchtime post from me.

I don't know if anyone else is getting the amazon baby bonanza emails but the offer today looks like quite a good one.

Graco Vivo Pushchair Travel System with Raincover (including car seat) half price, down to £125!

No idea if it's any good, will have a propert look when I get home tonight but thought it might be of use to anyone on a budget

moomin156 Thu 03-Feb-11 13:00:25

This is a TMI post so i apologise.....
Is anyone else having excessive vagnal discharge. The last couple of days i sometimes feel like i am wetting myself but its an excess of a very watery white discharge. I have now resorted to panty liners but its still happenening and makes me feel a bit unclean. Is this normal or should i get it investigated??

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