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When did you start to feel pregnant?

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RJM17 Sun 14-Apr-13 15:57:24

Just wondering when you started to feel like you were actually having a baby??
I am 8 weeks pregnant and have known for 5 weeks but it just doesn't seem real. I mean I know I'm pregnant and I have the nausea, sickness and sore boobs to tell me that its true but I still don't feel like I'm having a baby.
I thought seeing the baby would make it real but after having a scan and seeing the heartbeat it still doesn't feel any different.
Well just wanted to know if it was just me or if anyone else felt / feels like this?? X

80QuidYoniJob Sun 14-Apr-13 15:59:48

Not until I felt it kicking I think. The 12 week scan helped too though! I still forget I'm pregnant half the time at 27 weeks! grin

Smithsgirl88 Sun 14-Apr-13 16:02:34

Yeah, both my first pregnancy this one it hasn't felt real until I've felt definite movement (not just butterflies but full on movement) and that was about 24/25 weeks. Finding out the sex helped a bit as well smile

Lj8893 Sun 14-Apr-13 16:09:24

I'm 12 weeks and still don't really feel pregnant, even though I'm soooooo tired and cry at every little thing!
I had a scan at 10 weeks and that made it a little more real for a couple f days but now that real feelings gone again, I have another scan on weds though so maybe it will finally make it real for me!

RJM17 Sun 14-Apr-13 16:23:30

I felt like that after mine LJ but then a couple of days later it didn't feel real again!!
Maybe once I start to feel movements it will feel real then.
I also think finding out the sex will help as I don't want to start buying things until then so thinking once I know and can start buying bits and properly preparing then it will feel real x

Christelle2207 Sun 14-Apr-13 17:27:42

I'm 24 weeks and don't feel pg- I feel tired, moody, emotional and occasionally in pain though (pgp). I feel baby kick and I'm definitely getting bigger but there's no specific "feeling pg" for me.

Shellywelly1973 Sun 14-Apr-13 17:31:13

I've have 5dc & i know it sounds daft but with each pregnancy, i struggled to believe there was going to be a real 'proper' baby at the end of it!

Like someone said, scans helped but only for a few days.

Fakebook Sun 14-Apr-13 17:34:28

I'm nearly 11 weeks and have had 2 scans already and ms/nausea/tiredness however, I still don't feel pregnant. This is my third baby so I should be used to it by now, but I don't feel it yet. I think for me, it's not until I start feeling kicks and my stomach begins poking out that I truly believe I'm pregnant.

HazleNutt Sun 14-Apr-13 18:54:21

not yet at 30 weeks grin
Didn't have nausea/tiredness etc either, so if not for a massive belly, I would have a hard time believing there's something different.

Lydia161290 Sun 14-Apr-13 20:39:21

I'm 25 weeks and still don't feel pregnant at times, apart from when he moves then i'm like 'awe, i'm pregnant'

grin

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