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What do you call your bump?

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chocoraisin Sat 04-Mar-17 23:03:06

Help! DP has started calling our baby 'shrimpy' and I hate it. I need a new name asap before it sticks!! Bean is out (still call DS2 bean as a nickname today) as is peanut (DS1 calls his private parts his peanuts)!!

Please help me come up with a better name! TIA

drinkyourmilk Sat 04-Mar-17 23:04:00

Ours is pip.

Sparklingbrook Sat 04-Mar-17 23:04:11

Bumps don't need names. Do they?

chelle85 Sat 04-Mar-17 23:04:24

Mine is bubbles on account of the amount of wind it has given me!!

Sunseed Sat 04-Mar-17 23:04:26


SelfObsessionHoney Sat 04-Mar-17 23:04:45

We just call it baby.

Lostmyemailaddress Sat 04-Mar-17 23:05:01

Kids named this one flump

welshmist Sat 04-Mar-17 23:05:46

Mine was worm, because he was such a wriggler, my friends spider for the same reason she reckoned he had at least eight legs kicking away in her tum.

wildone81 Sat 04-Mar-17 23:09:31

We have a spud! Couldn't face anything other than chips and pasta whilst dealing with the morning sickness so something potato related seamed appropriate!

KatnissMellark Sat 04-Mar-17 23:10:24

The baby??

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sat 04-Mar-17 23:12:36


AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sat 04-Mar-17 23:13:00

Although I'm not pg, that was what we called the bump when I was.

Samatamfabahaba Sat 04-Mar-17 23:13:23

Ours is Buddy. Mostly because I love Elf and am immature as fuck.

TiltedNewt Sun 05-Mar-17 06:53:51

Thing. Usually prefixed by a swear word.

MrsB12345 Sun 05-Mar-17 06:54:19

I call it pebble. It's the first name that I thought of so stuck 😊

OpalFruitsMarathonsandSpira Sun 05-Mar-17 06:56:37

I cringe at bump names now but when I was pregnant we had one and I look back on it with shame!

Ecureuil Sun 05-Mar-17 07:02:39


octonuddle Sun 05-Mar-17 07:08:39

DC1 was Poppy as it was a poppy seed size when we first found out I was pregnant and i was completely convinced it was a girl (it was!). Currently pregnant with DC2 and the poor thing doesn't have a nickname, partly because having time to sit and ponder the joys of pregnancy is non-existent, what with running around after a rambunctious toddler and working full time! Pregnancy 2 has been vey different!

Oddsocksforeveryone Sun 05-Mar-17 07:17:42

Mine have been: Dave, Squiggle, Bumpy, Betty and currently Beany Baby.
Betty isn't the baby's name but our 4yo ds was adamant it was going to be a boy and must be called Betty (even after we knew she was a girl)

Peacelover1975 Sun 05-Mar-17 07:21:43

Mine was called Bumpy smile

confusedat23 Sun 05-Mar-17 07:24:15

Mine is called Bubble... even the family have adopted the name lol

ImLadybird Sun 05-Mar-17 07:30:26

Didn't name my first. Second was Bubs. It was rarely used once born.

ADuckNamedSplash Sun 05-Mar-17 08:43:06

Squishy (inspired by Dory and the jellyfish in Finding Nemo).

We're now starting to discuss baby names and I'm finding it very weird to think of the baby as having any of the names we're considering because I'm so used to Squishy now grin

chocoraisin Sun 05-Mar-17 08:57:15

thanks everyone!! I just know DP will use the nickname after baby is born too so I cannot bear the thought of shrimpy sticking around lol. I love poppy as it was poppy seed size when I found out too - will try and make that one stick! I'm hoping for a girl too smile Bubble is also very cute! And Buddy made me laugh.

No, bumps don't need names but it's fun and we name them cos it feels a bit more personal each time. To each their own!

kshaw Sun 05-Mar-17 09:09:55

Beefy - she's a result of drinking a lot of beefeater gin! (Won't tell her that though when older) and as it turns out she is a substantial baby so quite fitting!

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