Jimmy So DH and I are pregnant again and my due date is Feb 21st 2013. At the end of April I was laid off which was a huge shock as everyone in the office was talking about me being promoted. In any case I am studying like mad for my exams so I can get them done before DC2 comes along.
DD is an absolute joy and full of giggles. We threw her first birthday party last weekend and next year we will do things differently as I don't know if I can survive these parties.
Button Glad to hear he is sleeping! Took him a while but at least he has caught on.
Ive been looking for this thread for ages with no luck!! Hello all!!
Ahhh congratulations!! Sorry to hear about your loss.
Are you on facebook? Trying to work out if you are?? There are a couple of new babies and pregnancies announced I think. DS1 Is just amazing fun hes such a joy to be about
I have changed my name tho just for now...as I am rather warily announcing I too have joined the pregnancy game again!! Im about 5-6 weeks however I feel incredibly normal. I have had losses before DS1 so am worried that I have no intense symptoms and this time last time I had my head down the loo ALOT!! Im just hungry and weeing alot....which I dont get as I thought that happens once you start balooning....
I headed straight onto MN to read about symptom-less early days...which reminds me...I hate pregnancy worrying Plus I ate so much cured meat, pate etc and drank a fair bit over Xmas before finding out!
Hopefully all is well though. I'll be due in Sept 2013 x
I'm a July 2012-er with a quick question that I thought you might be best placed to help with.
My MIL is desperate to start knitting things for what will be her first DGC. I'm hoping to reign her in until after the 20 week scan but she has asked what we would like. My own hunch is "nothing yet, it'll be July I.e. (hopefully) not cold" (also they'll grow out of newborn things do quickly I don't want her making too much) but politically I think I need to let her do something.
So what knitted items did you/your relatives make for your July babies that were vaguely useful right away?
So I had DS last Monday. He is a whopper at 10lb 6oz. We called him Philip Christian. DD has so far taken it in her stride. DH is doing a fab job of making sure she isn't missing out on attention.
My obn didn't want to do a VBAC because if anything hadn't gone to plan they would have had to do an emcs anyway. My recovery from the planned CS was much faster than with DD.
Bf wasn't going well as DS lost 1lb in two days plus started getting jaundice. The paediatrian suggested pumping but when the lacation consultant told me I would need to pump every 2-3hrs once I go back to work I ran to formula. I was laid off last year and got a new job with a fab company. It is darn hot here in summer and I don't fancy running out to my car to pump while at a client.
MM DH cousin knitted us lovely waffle weave blankets for both DD (cream) and DS (dusky blue). She used 50/50 wool/acrylic so they work well in the heat and the cold while being machine washable. My MIL paid a fortune for a 'princess' blanket for DD. I used it twice because it is handwash only and pulls at the slighest tug.
My gran knitted a load of things which went straight to our local NICU - they were not to my taste at all (and were far too small, she's losing her marbles and knitted DS a load of hats which would have been snug on an orange, never mind a term baby with a 90th percentile head!