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6.5 weeks pregnant for first time

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FirsttimerG Sun 16-Feb-14 20:36:04

Hi guys,

I'm not usually a nervous person but am worried. I am pregnant for the first time, and, despite two small bouts of nausea and slightly tender breasts/ needing to pee more often, I have no major symptoms.

I keep reading that morning sickness is a healthy sign and consequently am worrying.
Has anyone else not really experienced any sickness at this stage?

I may of course be worrying too early and be sick as a dog soon. Just after some reassurance really :-/

squizita Sun 16-Feb-14 20:44:03

Some people have it terribly, some people don't at all. It varies widely. I felt sick at 6 weeks then it got worse week 7-8.

There seems to be this idea that you dtd and then start vomiting like, week 4 - but I don't think that's most people's experience.

akachan Sun 16-Feb-14 20:46:50

I'm about 5 weeks and no symptoms at all. I hope it's ok but like you I'm worried. I don't even have the sore boobs that everybody else seems to get at 9DPO.

Mmolly2013 Sun 16-Feb-14 20:52:43

Im 13+2 and have been sick a total of 2 times early on and hardly any symtoms throughout the weeks. Baby is doing great, everyone is different. Still time for it too come smile

miki123 Sun 16-Feb-14 20:57:11

Other than enhanced smell and heavy feeling breasts at night, i had no symptoms until at least 8-9 weeks (and even then it was only occasional morning sickness) - i honestly don't think you need to worry, enjoy NOT feeling sick as it could suddenly change! :-)

FirsttimerG Sun 16-Feb-14 22:00:19

Thanks everyone. I hate the fact that we've chosen not to tell anyone because I feel so alone with all of these worries.

My partner is brilliant and supportive, but I feel like I am almost irrational about it all. I guess every pregnancy is different, but for someone like me (a control freak) its hard to sit back and not know what is going on. I kinda wish I had an earlier scan, but I don't even have my booking appointment until next week!

BluegrassLass Sun 16-Feb-14 22:23:20

I'm in a somewhat similar situation FirstTimer. Using LMP as a conception date, I'm 5+2, and I've only experienced tender boobs and a hint of fatigue. And I don't have a booking appt for another 4weeks! While I don't want to wish morning sickness on myself, I wouldn't mind a hint of it so I know things are progressing.

karigan Sun 16-Feb-14 22:48:12

I was exactly the same. I felt no different until I was on the verge of week 8 amd then was throwing up every morning from then on.

Try not to stress and enjoy the 'not feeling like rubbish' phase whilst it lasts smile

squizita Mon 17-Feb-14 09:48:16

" I hate the fact that we've chosen not to tell anyone because I feel so alone with all of these worries."

This is also very normal. Many people (most? Certainly all but 1 of my RL friends) don't like to tell people until after the 1st scan, about 10-12 weeks. Some for weeks after that! It's been that way for centuries for precisely the reasons you say- it's an anxious and uncertain time, it adds pressure and worry.

So don't worry about not telling: it's your call.

That stupid clearblue advert where she's telling people as soon as she's peed on a stick and those FB "my baby week by week from week 4" put undue pressure on to tell, IMHO.

HomeIsWhereTheGinIs Mon 17-Feb-14 10:25:05

Practically nobody I know got MS. It depends on the woman and a lack of symptoms really doesn't have anything to do with the health of the embryo. Don't worry about it - but if you can't help it, call the NHS who will tell you the same thing.

FirsttimerG Mon 17-Feb-14 18:53:17

Thanks everyone - it's a big relief to know lots of other people get similar feelings / symptoms.

Feel so much more relaxed!! I've decided I going to tell my boss on Friday (7weeks) as I will need time off next week for my booking appt.

Scotmum83 Mon 17-Feb-14 19:11:00

No ms for me either just a few weeks of queasyness. Boobs were very sore until about 12 weeks. Now I'm just tired. My sil was the same.

Hopelass Mon 17-Feb-14 19:16:22

I also had no morning sickness, neither did my mum. Also told my boss at 6 weeks. Congratulations! thanks

CareBearWithFangs Mon 17-Feb-14 19:19:55

I was worrying about this today. 5 + 2 weeks today and no real sickness yet. I rang my mum and she said my auntie had 6 babies and never once experienced morning sickness. Try not to worry too much.

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