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CarolineLou Tue 05-Jul-11 23:19:55

I'm currently 18 weeks pregnant and due on December 5th. I was just wondering of the hospital will be in the Christmas spirit then? I love Christmas and was just wondering from anyone elses past experience. I know it will be the last thing on my mind during labour but it still would be nice,

nunnie Wed 06-Jul-11 08:32:43

My sister gave birth on new years eve and there was no sign of any decorations etc. I can't be sure but I think it is unlikely unless it is on the childrens wards.

MissCKitty Wed 06-Jul-11 08:47:00

I was admitted on 27/12 and my hospital ward was beautifully decorated for Christmas, lots of trees, tinsel and all sorts. It was lovely so I guess may be it depends on the hospital.

Melly20MummyToPoppy Wed 06-Jul-11 10:19:33

my best friend had her baby on 19th december, the hospital was decorated, straggly tinsel and size 6, half naked trees. It wasn't done very well.

kri5ty Thu 07-Jul-11 07:31:51

i hope so hun! i am due on the 13th december... i normally hate christmas, but this year i can not wait! I guess its true what they say anut having children and it meaning more (its 0ur 1st smile )

i am just worried i will be late and it will make an apprearance during xmas dinner!!

LifeOfKate Thu 07-Jul-11 10:12:15

I gave birth on 9th December and there was no hint of Christmas. Not that I'd really thought of it before now, I was a bit preoccupied grin

MsEwe Thu 07-Jul-11 10:21:12

I'm due on the 5th December and i hope there will be xmas decos up. I think this year i will put my own up early just to make sure that its done grin

notso Thu 07-Jul-11 10:36:32

I gave birth to DS2 on 9th of December and there was no sign of Christmas on the wards but there was a nativity scene in the middle of the revolving doors, I went round several times on the way in, to walk out a contraction!

My friend works on maternity and she said if you are in on Christmas Eve, Christmas day or Boxing day the Mums and babies get stockings with presents in, I got excited because I was due on the 23rd but the little blighter came early.grin

JimmyChoo17 Thu 07-Jul-11 11:08:04

carolinelou can I just commending you for beating the supermarkets and mentioning Christmas in July!!!

Ha ha. smile

However a friend of mine who had her baby at Xmas...they didn't allow Xmas decs in main areas eg where u would be - due to fact that they will pick up germs and have to be binned after Xmas so it's an expense every year. Just random Xmas things on desks. I think it can vary from hospital to hospital.

Got a summer baby due next week but am too excited about all the Xmas stuff I can do once baby is here this year!

CarolineLou Thu 07-Jul-11 15:17:25

Kir5ty your also from Manchester arent you? Awww well i'll just have to see. Hopefully there will be a few up, might even take my own!! As its also my first baby and I'm just so bloody excited!!!!!

and JimmyChoo i was considering posting this soon as I found out I'm pregnant so your lucky I didnt post it then!!!

JimmyChoo17 Thu 07-Jul-11 16:59:50

Ha ha! I love Xmas so don't blame u smile

I am going to go so overboard with Xmas stuff...hubby will be using the line, " baby docent even knw it's Xmas" I can her him saying it.....but I will hee hee grin

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