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peachesarenom Sun 05-Nov-17 18:40:41

Hi everyone,

Has anyone had 'vivid dreams'? I hear they are a preggo symptom. I've been having lots of scary dreams recently.

In other news, as a pcos sufferer I have been recently taking the correct dose of metformin, 2 tablets a day, previously I thought I was supposed to be taking one and also inofolic.

I am on day 26 of on average a 32 day cycle but I feel like my period is imminent. I wonder if the meds are doing their thing!!!

Confused xxx

peachesarenom Sun 05-Nov-17 19:44:38

I don't think my threads ever have a catchy enough title!

Cupcakesandlove Sun 05-Nov-17 21:26:59

I can’t help other than say let’s hope it is as I’m in the same situation. I remember when I had my daughter I had vivid dreams but I don’t remember if I had any before I knew I was pregnant. Annoyingly I remember what it was like once I found out but nothing before

Somethininthewater Sun 05-Nov-17 21:33:57

I’ve been having messed up dreams for the past week! Last night, everyone Ive ever met in my whole life, made a cameo appearance! Crazy. Anyway, I’m 21dpo(I think?!) and af is awol so who knows. Saying that, I’m about to lose all hope of getting a bfp any time soon!

TroysMammy Sun 05-Nov-17 21:35:19

My DP has vivid dreams. He's not pregnant.

Somethininthewater Sun 05-Nov-17 21:37:26

I got very vivid dreams through all of my pregnancies

Wiggles9408 Sun 05-Nov-17 21:41:02

YES! This is a legitimate thing, when I was pregnant I had the most vivid dreams, they were horrifying - a lot of them revolves around my worries about babies health. But the dreams were like real life, so realistic I would wake crying (no tears) or I would wake sweating and breathing so heavily. I can still remember the horrible ones that will literally haunt me. I’m pretty sure I had them through my entire pregnancy but I swear it’s your worst fears hat you dream of when you’re pregnant.

Congratulations on your pregnancy and I hope your dreams are nice ones!! smile

user1485196412 Sun 05-Nov-17 21:47:13

Yes! Both times I was pregnant a big clue was mad dreams! I was a knight in one of them. I still remember it vividly. Bizarre!!

Cupcakesandlove Sun 05-Nov-17 21:57:10

@troysmummy that’s helpful to know thank you! I’m sure the OP wanted a sarcastic answer! Why’s everyone so quick to throw a sly comment in there.
She was only asking!

peachesarenom Sun 05-Nov-17 22:46:21

Cupcakesandlove fingers crossed!

Somethininthewater 21dpo?! Sounds promising! When are you testing next?

TroysMammy when I told my hubby he said exactly the same thing!!! About being on a road trip in a white transit van with kids in the back! We don't have any kids!

Somethininthewater thanks, I thought I was going mad when I half remembered it was a symptom!

Wiggles9408 I'm so excited after reading your post! Hubby always tells me never to get over excited but I think, how often do you get to be over excited? So I'm gonna run with it! Woo hoo! Until I test! Dreams are very scary and have a massive cast of people!

user1485196412 that dream sounds a lot more pleasant than mine. Fingers crossed for tonight!

Somethininthewater Mon 06-Nov-17 06:48:35

Morning. Another night of bizarre dreams! Testing this morning(if I can be bothered to drag myself out of my deliciously warm bed!) I know it will be bfn though

MaisyPops Mon 06-Nov-17 06:52:28

No idea.
I'm 8 days from POAS and have had bizarre dreams in the last few days.
I didn't know it's a symptom.
Fingera crossed.

Somethininthewater Mon 06-Nov-17 07:45:52

BFN 🙄🤷🏻‍♀️

Oysterbabe Mon 06-Nov-17 09:19:52

I always get vivid dreams when pregnant but not until about 10 weeks onwards.

Poptart4 Mon 06-Nov-17 15:52:05

I've had vivid pregnancy dreams for the last 2 months and I'm still not pregnant sad I think its because we're ttc so it's obviously on our minds which is why we dream about it iykwim

NimbleKnitter Mon 06-Nov-17 15:59:44

Dreams pick up on your subconscious.

If you’re ttc or pregnant, you’re going to have a lot on your mind.

The only ‘symptom’ of early pregnancy is a postindustrial pregnancy test.

Sorry to be the party pooper

NimbleKnitter Mon 06-Nov-17 16:00:11

Ha! Positive, not postindustrial! Stupid phone

ScaryMary81 Mon 06-Nov-17 17:08:02

The most vivid dream was well before my 20 week scan, I was sat in front of a window, on beautiful sunny day, bouncing a baby boy on my knee - I went on to have a boy!

ScaryMary81 Mon 06-Nov-17 17:11:41

My first sign of pregnancy - I'm not someone who cries watching films and tv, I started to cry watching something about cats and I knew something was up, but didn't want to get my hopes up after years of ttc, but yes it was positive!

Mrsyorkie Mon 06-Nov-17 17:57:25

I used to have very detailed dream sex with a bloke at work. I couldn't look at him the next day.
I never told me husband. I used to genuinely feel like I'd cheated on him. Pregnant.

demirose87 Mon 06-Nov-17 17:59:06

I wouldn't really say it's a "symptom" as such but has been a side effect for me. During all my pregnancies, particularly my last one, I had the most crazy, vivid dreams. Some were about what my subconscious was worried about and others were just weird, think pirates and ghosts.

MaisyPops Mon 06-Nov-17 18:57:08

Oh i didn't realise we meant vivid pregnancy dreams. confused

I was gettinf quite excited that my recent vivid and utterly off the wall dreams might be a positive sign.

Cupcakesandlove Mon 06-Nov-17 19:27:28

My vivid dreams are not pregnancy related even when I was pregnant. I don’t usually have any dreams that I recall but when I was pregnant with my daughter I had really vivid dreams and have again for a week. I convince myself I’m pregannt every month. I really doubt I am but it’s nice to torture myself a bit - not but never mind x

TerrifyingFeistyCupcake Mon 06-Nov-17 19:29:52

Vivid dreams are indeed a thing in pregnancy, but they don't typically start until several weeks in. They're not a thing you get before or at the time of your BFP.

Bubblegum89 Mon 06-Nov-17 19:30:22

Agree with nimble it’s purely a subconscious thing at such an early stage. They may be a pregnancy symptom but not until you are well into a pregnancy by at least 5 weeks, same as any other symptoms you get in your tww

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