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Due in April 2017?

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feetfirmlyofftheground Sun 11-Sep-16 09:15:24

Hey all,

I'm due April 2017 and this is my first baby!

Currently 8 weeks (nearly 9 weeks tomorrow ahh!)

I wondered if anyone was due roughly the same time that could guide me along the way through everything, scans, do's and don't, and maybe find some mummy friends for when the baby is here.

I'm 24 and from Essex smile

birdling Sun 11-Sep-16 09:18:40

Hi! I'm due in April and this is baby no 3. Nowhere near you, I'm afraid, but happy to be of any help if I can smile

birdling Sun 11-Sep-16 09:19:49

Oh, and I'm nearly 40 (surprise pregnancy grin )

feetfirmlyofftheground Sun 11-Sep-16 09:31:51

Fantastic! So you may have experience in things I know nothing about smile that's great to hear.

I have my first scan on the 3rd October, I've been really sick recently. Currently in the middle of a two week holiday to Spain and although we've been to so many restaurants all I've basically had is bread and chips sad


birdling Sun 11-Sep-16 09:40:38

Poor you! The sickness is horrible, isn't it. I have all day constant nausea, same for the other two pregnancies too. From what I remember, it became more intermittent from about 12 weeks, then disappeared at about 14 weeks. Yuck!

SingToMeInFrench Sun 11-Sep-16 10:13:52

Hey OP

I'm 9 weeks, from Essex and my scan is also 3rd Oct! shock

Sickness is horrid, I been hospitalised with hyperemsis and on a tonne of anti sickness meds. Currently signed off work as I'm useless!

SingToMeInFrench Sun 11-Sep-16 10:15:40

Just returned from holiday too - I survived on chips and cakes! The flight home was horrendous- was locked away in the loo for most of it! envy

Where in Essex? I'm south Essex

SharkBastard Sun 11-Sep-16 10:15:59

Come join us April ladies here

I'm 8 weeks today and feel dog rough!

feetfirmlyofftheground Sun 11-Sep-16 12:20:18

I've joined smile

I'm living in Braintree but working in Grays so can be all over the place smile

feetfirmlyofftheground Sun 11-Sep-16 12:22:14

Singmeinfrench that's so scary exactly the same day! I'm 9 weeks tomorrow smile

Sickness has been bad, got little wristbands and everything nothing is working I just want to be horizontal!

TheNewWife Wed 14-Sep-16 06:19:56

I'm due mid April with my first baby. It was unplanned so still mentally adjusting!
I had a scan at 8 weeks which kind of helped make it a 'bit more real'.
I'm from Glasgow but currently living and working in Dubai.
Suffered from terrible cramping between weeks 3-6 but that settled. My taste buds have altered and having previously been the least fussy eater on the planet, I find myself turning my nose up at random foodstuffs. I was worried about cutting down my coffee consumption (prev circa 4 per day) but my body naturally switched off from it and I don't even want any. Coca Cola is my replacement craving and really having to be careful on that front otherwise my caffeine and sugar levels will be sky high anyway!
It would be nice to follow the journey along with other April Mums.

MoggyP Wed 14-Sep-16 06:47:05

The 'journey' will be in the chat thread linked above - where there are hundreds of posts.

Spingroll16 Wed 14-Sep-16 16:50:02

Hi all smile

I'm 11 weeks today, and I had my scan yesterday.

Due in early April, but when I go back for the Downs scan and blood test in a couple of weeks, they will be able to tell me specific dates

first baby also! smile Super tired most of the time, not eating much either as it makes me feel poorly sick when I do!

Started throwing up at about 9 weeks, and touch wood for the past 3 days has died down a bit...

Im in north west

BellaSxx Sat 17-Sep-16 15:41:42

Hi everyone grin

I'm due 27th April with my first baby. So excited but nervous too! Be good to all track progress here

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