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How far along were you when you thought "I can't wait anymore"?

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2ManySweets Mon 04-Jan-16 10:01:58

Disclaimer: this is meant to be kinda light hearted - obviously I don't really want to meet baby in advance of her 40th week for the sake of her health but I'm just getting excited/apprehensive/impatient now!

I'm now 36 weeks pregnant and on mat leave in four days - and beside myself wanting to see the baby because I just want to see with my own eyes she's ok and healthy and happy but also just to crack on and get the labour over with - I'm apprehensive and nervous about it but also weirdly looking forward to the experience (yes, I'm mad I know).

I didn't think I'd feel so intensely until week 40 tbh; what stage were you guys at when you thought "OMG right I want to meet my baby NOW!"


SmashleyHop Mon 04-Jan-16 10:08:41

I was probably 37 weeks when I hit the wall. I'm 34 weeks now with baby number 4. All the three previous ones were born at 39 weeks though (one induction, one EMCS, and the last one I thought my waters had broken and when it turned out not to have happened they did a sweep which kick started my labor and she was born the next day)

Surprisingly I'm actually wishing I had more time before this one comes. Still so much to do!

Daffydil Mon 04-Jan-16 10:09:58

I'm 35 weeks, and totally fed up already!

Iammad Mon 04-Jan-16 10:10:02

I'm there right now, 38 weeks and I just want to see this little monkey now smile.

2ManySweets Mon 04-Jan-16 10:16:10

If she ends in there for much in excess of 40 weeks I'll be climbing the walls!

To be fair though, at least she'd have a February birthday; I'm already semi- planning her birthdays being Six Nations themed until she's old enough to tell me to stop it grin

2ManySweets Mon 04-Jan-16 10:16:42

*ends up in there

(Trigger finger!)

Junosmum Mon 04-Jan-16 10:36:42

37.5 weeks, really really grumpy, uncomfortable, horrendous heart burn. Increase in stretch marks and couldn't sleep. Just wanted it to be over, 3 days later and it was! I think I knew it was coming.

MadFestiveGnome Mon 04-Jan-16 10:46:39

I was 37 weeks, I think because I'd told myself baby could legitimately come then! No luck though, had to wait til 40+4 when I was properly climbing the walls! All worth the wait though.

TreadSoftlyOnMyDreams Mon 04-Jan-16 11:12:48

About the 6 month mark both times grin

Icklepickle101 Mon 04-Jan-16 11:17:00

36+3 (yesterday)

Bastard spd and measuring 4 weeks ahead is not helping

photographerlady Mon 04-Jan-16 12:01:04

was fed up at 37 weeks, then was induced past 42 weeks on the last possible day. My first was stubborn smile

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