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What stupid things have you tried to do whilst pregnant?

(62 Posts)
ellesabe Sat 22-Sep-12 21:06:35

I'm 32 weeks pg and I just tried to help dh adjust the wardrobes in our bedroom, involving lots of stretching, leaning, supporting heavy cupboards and bending down to pick up dropped screws.

Needless to say it reduced me to tears.

In my defence, dh told me beforehand that it would be 'not too heavy' angry

Wiggy29 Mon 08-Oct-12 21:25:36

Bing much more sensible this time as I realise how precious they are but with ds (first) I was a bit nuts. Had moved into home that was a wreck (didn't realise I was expecting). Probably the daftest thing I did was blush ripping out the old kitchen with a crow bar. Dp got home& wanted to know how the he'll the kitchen was in the backyard!

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Mon 08-Oct-12 21:26:43

Moved the entire contets of our four bedroom rental house into the spare room! Including the sofa, wardrobes and a large sideboard! ON MY OWN! God only knows how I managed it! I was big as a house! shock

LivingThings Mon 08-Oct-12 22:28:36

Running til 37 weeks pregnant.

Fell off my bike at about 34 weeks.

Went hiking on Dartmoor (big stiles) in the middle of winter at 38 weeks.

Used to pick up coal insacks and load into car on my own refusing the very helpful salesmans offer of assistance every time (until the end).

Just got worse with DC2 ...

rogersmellyonthetelly Tue 09-Oct-12 11:35:29

I painted the bathroom the day before ds was due. I decided I didn't like the colour so I went and bought paint and got on with it. 2 weeks later I decided I didn't really like that colour either but 2 kids and 8 years later it's still the same as I haven't had time or energy to do it since.

MickeyTheShortOne Wed 17-Oct-12 17:52:23

Moved house at 32 weeks
Attempted to work until 39 + 3.. I went into labour last night- I'm 36+6!!
Serves me right for trying to prove a point hmm

MickeyTheShortOne Wed 17-Oct-12 17:53:04

Should I also add in that I had the pains on Monday night, and still went to work yesterday?!

ellesabe Wed 17-Oct-12 19:09:06

You nutter!!! grin

LauraPalmerPlusOne Wed 17-Oct-12 19:47:27

Last week while on a job I stood on a roll-y spin-y desk chair to adjust a drapery tension rod...of course the chair spun. Then rolled. And I had to catch myself by hanging onto the door. blush

LauraPalmerPlusOne Wed 17-Oct-12 19:48:52

(The site manager rightly told me off!)

MickeyTheShortOne Wed 17-Oct-12 20:11:32

Lol Laura I have also caught myself trying to stand on those chairs to reach things off the top shelves in the office.. damn shortarse

TheObfuscatoryOven Wed 17-Oct-12 20:45:57

Have you had a baby yet...?

I have neglected to ask DS (nearly two) to read the hand out from my midwife which tells me not to lift anything too heavy hmm. It's even illustrated with a helpful picture of a woman carrying a toddler.

ellesabe Wed 17-Oct-12 22:05:00

I assume the toddler in this photo is compliant! I must have looked a right state carrying my screamer out of the doctors surgery under one arm today at 36 weeks hmm

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