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Pregnancy is ...[insert text here] ..

(53 Posts)
glossyflower Mon 18-Mar-13 17:12:14

...a once in a lifetime experience for me, which I never want to repeat again!

sjupes Thu 21-Mar-13 14:31:58

First 16 weeks - hell
16-20 weeks have been pretty good so far thank god.

Pregnancy is fantastic i enjoy it smile

Gimmeechocolate Thu 21-Mar-13 14:30:05

the most amazing miracle, awe inspiring, wonderful (and exhausting, uncomfortable and worrying but completely worth it!)

ExhaustedMamasita Thu 21-Mar-13 10:43:21

... the most amazing thing my body has ever done!

LadyMetroland Wed 20-Mar-13 21:42:48

So much harder than having a newborn!

Even having had c-sections both times I still felt infinitely better a week or so after the birth than I did when I was 36wks plus pregnant with toddler to look after.

HavingALittleFaithBaby Wed 20-Mar-13 21:36:43


I thought the getting pregnant was the hard part well it was

...an excuse for everyone to weigh in on how to live your life/man handle you/ask you personal questions. I even got an Oh, an Olympic baby eh?! comment. Ok, yes, it is but still...hmm

ButteryJam Wed 20-Mar-13 21:16:39

... different for everyone, but for me it has been a huge massive challenge

atrcts Wed 20-Mar-13 20:21:55

Haha - not secretive in that it's not obvious, as "everyone knows what you've been up to"!!!!! But secretive as in the little kicks and wriggles that are hidden away deep inside...

StuckOnARollercoaster Wed 20-Mar-13 19:38:03

Love this thread and I've found myself nodding and smiling lots but have got a bit teary eyed at lazymachines post... Enjoy your newborn snuggles... I can't wait for mine!

atrcts Wed 20-Mar-13 19:29:05

A very special secretive journey that only YOU can fully experience - in one sense seemingly lasting forever and in another sense over in a flash, with no two "journey's" being the same.

SourSweets Tue 19-Mar-13 19:49:00

Difficult. Exciting. Every body else's business (apparently).

sweetiepie1979 Tue 19-Mar-13 18:47:38

A 9 month hangover that you can't take pain killers for

mildred37 Tue 19-Mar-13 11:00:07

31+3, not 30....

mildred37 Tue 19-Mar-13 10:58:41

Looooooooong. Am 30+3 and so ready for our baby to arrive. I am seriously worried for my sanity when I'm on maternity leave....I get really depressed and fed up on days off, and I have no idea why sad I just want my baby boy now xxx

Saundy Tue 19-Mar-13 10:46:31

That's funny Gert cause yours is the once that had me nodding too, maternity clothes, bras, pregnancy in general = total budgeting fail!

gertrudestein Tue 19-Mar-13 10:13:36

Saundy that is exactly how I feel!

OohShinyChocolateHollowBunnies Tue 19-Mar-13 09:38:25

Amazing, a miracle, scary and not what I expected...

But yes to the so bloody long! 40+5 and I just want to sleep on my tummy again!

DXBMermaid Tue 19-Mar-13 09:35:02

.... like a really loooooong hangover
.... very un-glamorous at times
.... lonely

But, it is also amazing and a very special experience and I can not wait to meet my little one!

dinkystinky Tue 19-Mar-13 09:34:31

an unknown journey - sometimes awesome, sometimes terrifying, sometimes sickening - but the destination is well worth it.

Jojobump1986 Tue 19-Mar-13 09:34:21

According to my MN active threads list:

"Pregnancy is.....

Possibly the most ridiculous injury ever!!"


Maggie111 Tue 19-Mar-13 09:31:46

Absolutely wonderful.

And shit-your-pants-terrifying. Seriously - I'm having a mother fucking baby in a couple of weeks!!!!!!

Cavort Tue 19-Mar-13 09:04:37

waaaaay too long!

I can't believe millions of years of evolution has decided that this is the best way to produce a new human! We should be able to grow one in a greenhouse or something by now!

Hai1988 Tue 19-Mar-13 07:50:43

[Envy] @ lazymachine

Long so very long 23+4 here and bored ofit now just want my lil girl here

Dolallytats Tue 19-Mar-13 07:09:11

.....taking way too long yet still feeling very unreal.

LazyMachine Tue 19-Mar-13 01:57:51


<snuggles newborn>

GlitterySkulls Tue 19-Mar-13 01:45:07

a necessary evil if you want the wonderful end result.

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