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How similar was your 2nd pregnancy to your first?

(14 Posts)
MollyWho Sat 06-Jun-15 17:00:08

Just as the title reads really.
If I went 13 days over due with my first will I with my second.
If i didn't get morning sickness will I this time?
Any comparisons you're willing to share x

Hotpotpie Sat 06-Jun-15 17:12:06

I'm only 21 weeks with my second but I had no morning sickness with my first and I have this time, I felt this one much earlier and I have to say so far this one has been more painful in terms of muscular aches. Oh I bled a lot with my first but fingers crossed none of the early bleeds this time

AbbeyRoadCrossing Sat 06-Jun-15 18:01:21

Very different so far.
With my 1st I had bleeds (but I had placenta praevia) only one very small one this time.
Morning sickness started later, 5-20 weeks with my first, didn't start until 8/9 weeks this time.
Last time no cravings, this time sweets
In general a much easier pregnancy so far but only 19 weeks in

BikeRunSki Sat 06-Jun-15 18:08:25

Two pg, very similar. Hyperemisis weeks 6-18, 2 months off work, several trips in and out of hospital. Then suddenly all gone. Water went at 37+5/39, contractions followed shortly after and both DC born by emcs/crash section 7 hrs later at 10 cm dilation. 1 was a bit and one was a girl though!

MishMooshAndMogwai Sat 06-Jun-15 18:18:51

Very similar so far. 34 weeks with no 2.

Very little in the way of symptoms, a little sickness and dizziness to start with but not an awful lot. Had a craving for soy sauce late on last time but nothing yet this time. Heartburn on and off. Nothing to report really, ive had it very easy!

Last one was a girl born the morning after my due date and this one we will have to see! Ive an incling it'll be a boy and born a little early though. We shall see!

ch1134 Sat 06-Jun-15 18:51:07

Both pregnancies ridiculously easy. Thought I couldn't possibly be as lucky 2nd time round but this time I've escaped exhaustion as well as nausea.

MollyWho Sat 06-Jun-15 19:07:35

So no real pattern then!
Am hoping for as easy a ride as my first. Thanks all x

MissMartin10 Sat 06-Jun-15 19:08:17

Ch you are very lucky hehe grin

BlackCake Sat 06-Jun-15 19:13:24

Nothing alike.

DC1 was nauseous for the first 18 weeks, although not sick. Straightforward pregnancy after that, but I never 'bloomed' - was permanently knackered from start to finish. DS born at 42+5.

DC2 I had hyperemesis for the first 22 weeks and was very ill...but then magically bloomed and felt (and looked) amazing. She was born at 37+5.

Purplehonesty Sat 06-Jun-15 19:14:59

I was 15 days over with ds and 10 days early with dd.

I had really awful back pain with ds but it didn't come back with dd

I bled really heavily in my second pg and thought I had lost dd

Morning sickness was the same - I was never actually sick just felt nauseous all day long til about 16 weeks with both.

ch1134 Sat 06-Jun-15 21:01:54

I know! If it helps, I did have a horrible birth first time around, so I'm hoping the pattern doesn't follow...

capecath Sat 06-Jun-15 21:20:50

Similar in terms of ms with DS1 and DS2 although at different times during preg. Worse with DS3.
DS1 was born at 33+5 after an abruption, DS2 was on time with no complications although had an episiotomy, DS3 was born at 34+2 by cs due to placenta previa (5 bleeds during pregnancy).
Had mostly diff cravings with each.
Had spd with DS2 but not with others.

Roseybee10 Sat 06-Jun-15 22:35:26

Very different.

Dd1 - nausea and sore boobs from before missed period.
Food aversions - could not touch meat at al in first trimester.
Was showing by 12 weeks and was enormous by the end.
Carried all over.
Retained loads of water. Couldn't wear my rings from 28 weeks and shoes from 36 weeks.
Very uncomfortable. Baby very active and actually bruised me.
36 hour labour from first contraction to birth (back to back baby)

Dd2 (was convinced she was a boy as so different)
Mild nausea and no sore boobs until 8 weeks when both were much worse.
Craved red meat - steak in particular.
Didn't show until after 20 weeks.
All bump - carrying out front (couldn't tell I was pregnant from behind).
Born at 39+6 - 24 hours since first contraction and only 2.5 hour active labour.
Wore rings right up until she was born.
Very comfy right up until the end. Loved being pregnant with second. Hated t with first.

Roseybee10 Sat 06-Jun-15 22:36:57

Ps labour completely different.
First labour contractions all in my back and down my legs. Second degree tear. Hospital birth.
Second labor - contractions in bump and much more manageable. Home water birth. Small tear with no stitches required.

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