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Scared I have no sickness..

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TLouiseP Wed 14-May-14 08:54:59

Hello, so im on my second pregnancy and am roughly 7-8 weeks and I've had no sickness tbh I dont feel pregnant at all.. I'm worried because I was sick from 5-6 weeks with my first till the end. I've been told a sicky pregnancy is a healthy one which just makes me feel worse.
Any similar situations?

beccajoh Wed 14-May-14 08:59:31

I had the same. Was horribly nauseated for 41 weeks non stop with my daughter (only actually sick a handful of times, though) and then with my son I had two mornings where I felt a bit 'off' but that was it! I didn't feel pregnant until the bump really started to get in the way around 30 weeks.

hubbahubster Wed 14-May-14 09:00:23

I don't know why anyone would claim a sicky pg is a healthy one. I never had a day's sickness with either of my two healthy pg, in fact this time I've had no symptoms at all other than a bump and I'm 37 weeks with a very active baby. I'm much more well this time than with DC1 (high BP, GD, ridiculous odema, constant hospital monitoring....) too.

TLouiseP Wed 14-May-14 09:06:20

I feel so relieved! My doctor was saying a lot of awful things obviously giving me worst case scenario.
I hope that saying a healthy pregnancy is a sicky one they're just reassuring the ones with sickness but doesn't make us without feel great.
I feel ungrateful because I don't have it and im moaning lol.

Amber76 Wed 14-May-14 09:08:07

I'm on my third pregnancy and I've never been sick at all. I think telling a sick pregnant person that its a good sign is a bit like telling a bride that it is good luck for it to rain on wedding day.

TLouiseP Wed 14-May-14 09:13:43

Yeah that's true! My main concern is the fact I was first time and everyone that knows keeps looking at me funny when I say im not being sick this time.

Wolfiefan Wed 14-May-14 09:13:53

First pg. Felt really. Really sick. Lots!
Second. No nausea!
Both healthy children. One boy then a girl.
Wishing you well. X

TLouiseP Wed 14-May-14 09:15:10

Ah thank you really hope im just paranoid lol.blush X

Katekate77 Wed 14-May-14 09:17:44

I had twins last year, not a day of nausea or vomiting! Midwife told me I would probably get it bad, like "double" bad....pffft! Don't worry smile

Wolfiefan Wed 14-May-14 09:19:08

I think it is totally normal to be anxious when pg. Also whatever your first pg was like is normal to you so it's reasonable to feel any differences to that is "abnormal". All children are different and all pgs are too.
Good luckx

TLouiseP Wed 14-May-14 09:22:07

Thank you both! It's horrible feeling like this! X

TheNumberfaker Wed 14-May-14 09:26:05

This is an order... STOP WORRYING!

it's normal to feel sick and normal to not feel sick.

I worried about everything with DD1 and she is a nervous child. With DD2 I made a conscious decision to be much more relaxed and DD2 is much more confident.

Ducky23 Wed 14-May-14 11:43:48

I'm soooo glad I found this thread!!! I'm 7+5 and have no symptoms! Apart from almost eating everything in the house from around week 4-5! I don't feel pregnant! With dd I was sick a few times a day every day!

I have been constantly researching no symptoms!

Congratulations aswell! smile

Woodlandelf Wed 14-May-14 12:35:43

Another one here with very little sickness (the only time I was sick in the first trimester was at 8 weeks- the day after we paid for a private scan, as I was so worried!). It seems to be much more common than you'd realise - so many people I've spoken to say they had no sickness as well.


Eastwiththem Wed 14-May-14 13:37:05

Sickness is usually an indicator of a strong pregnancy as it suggests high levels of hormones messing with you. So the amount of nausea is linked to your body's ability to cope with rapidly increasing amounts of hormones. If you adapt to the high levels of hormones quickly you won't feel as sick as someone who is slow to adapt, so although sickness is a good sign, no sickness isn't a bad sign either.

I felt rough for several weeks but didn't actually vom. My mum says she felt similar with me but by the time she got to my youngest sibling she was used to being pregnant and had barely any symptoms at all. So I think if it's a second or third pregnancy you probably have more of a tolerance for the hormones so you feel less sick.

Also, if it's a second or later child, you will be distracted by looking after the older ones. I know I spend a lot of time monitoring my symptoms and how I feel as I have nothing better to do! I imagine if I had a toddler to chase after I might not notice that I felt a bit pukey.

TheBuggerlugs Wed 14-May-14 13:43:24

Currently 17 weeks diffed and not a bit of sickness or nausea here either. I had a constant appetite from 6 to about 9 weeks and ate as much as I wanted to.

IMO people love to compare how bad their pregnancy and how hard their Labour was like it's a sign of strength. In reality only about 60% of women get sickness.

ChicaMomma Wed 14-May-14 13:56:37

Dont worry!

I am 35 weeks and really only started feeling pregnant AT ALL from 29 weeks onwards..

i had no nausea, no heartburn, nothing.. it' sonly now that i'm getting backpain.. we are just lucky

oh and btw- it could still strike yet!

PuppyMummy Wed 14-May-14 18:31:44

has your doctor told you that? thats not very helpful and not true either.

I hav not been sick at all and didnt feel sick. im 37 weeks and so far baby and me have been very healthy!

I hav a friend pg with number 2 and she has felt different with different symptoms compared with number 1.

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