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Just got BFP! Terrified and happy.

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naranciata Tue 02-Aug-16 19:01:58

No idea what to do now. Found out and immediately smoked 3 cigarettes. Mirena removed over a year ago, not trying but not preventing since then.

Obviously the smoking and drinking have to go. But apart from that I have no idea what to do. Not even registered with a doctor at the moment because we only moved a month ago.


ScottishSnowflake Tue 02-Aug-16 19:05:43

Many congrats! If you're not already doing so, make sure you're taking vitamins with folic acid and vitamin d in (most pre-natal vitamins give you what you need) smile register yourself with your midwife and try not to stress yourself out too much!

Good luck!

Toffeewhirl Tue 02-Aug-16 19:21:58

Ah, congratulations. I remember feeling terrified first time too (am assuming it's your first pregnancy).

Visit your doctor to get yourself in the system.


naranciata Tue 02-Aug-16 20:01:43

Yes, first time. Except a swiftly dealt with mishap as a teenager.

How on earth do I keep it a secret at weddings? I have one every weekend now until mid-September.

user1467983757 Wed 03-Aug-16 10:41:59

Well I assume you mean not drinking copious amounts of alcohol at weddings? If you are buying your own drinks people don't need to know what you are drinking tbh. Or offer to be driver something like that. Congratulations x

apple1992 Wed 03-Aug-16 10:45:33

Yes offer to be driver! Congrats!

Pearlman Wed 03-Aug-16 10:50:40

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SleepFreeZone Wed 03-Aug-16 10:54:53

The NHS offers lots of help re. smoke cessation so please take them up on it if you find it difficult to quit the fags.


Pearlman Wed 03-Aug-16 11:00:19

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SleepFreeZone Wed 03-Aug-16 15:27:05

How is telling the OP that the NHS offers help if she finds quitting a struggle a lecture? confused

Pearlman Wed 03-Aug-16 15:42:51

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SleepFreeZone Thu 04-Aug-16 01:49:02

Pearlman giving up smoking can be tough, even when you have the best of intentions. It's good to lean on some support if you can.

Pearlman Thu 04-Aug-16 17:31:31

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Fourfifthsof Thu 04-Aug-16 22:16:05

Congratulations! Take folic acid and that's about all you have to do!

I am a real old lush and when I was up the spout my close friends knew immediately because I wasn't drinking. I didn't mid because I would have needed their support if something went wrong... I think if someone is close enough to you to notice and isn't fobbed off by the usual "i'm driving' excuse then that's ok...


I'm not drinking (direct - worked as was with people with kids who assumed I was PG but would never have asked as have kids / have been PG)

I am on antibiotics for toothache (metronidazole)

I'm driving

I'm on a detox to lose weight for blah blah blah bollocks

I am massively hungover from last night

Good luck with everything! And in my experience you don't miss the smoking and drinking after a while - you just eat cake instead. grin

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