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Those of you who fell pg when BFing without proper periods returning how did you know?

(27 Posts)
VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 12:29:10

I feel extremely sickyhmm

fourlittlefeet Mon 08-Sep-08 12:30:17

very unwell, thought I had ME as couldn't get up, painful nipples during BF, narky, hungry. DP couldn't see the difference grin

bratnav Mon 08-Sep-08 12:30:37

erm, she kicked blush

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 12:31:05

LOL bratnav.

IdrisTheDragon Mon 08-Sep-08 12:31:50

A friend of mine thought she either had some really odd tummy problem or was pregnant.

Went and had a scan and discovered she was 19 weeks pregnant.

bratnav Mon 08-Sep-08 12:31:59

actually I knew as soon as we had had sex, but chose to ignore the instinct and denied it until I was 5 months (god that's worse)

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 12:35:47

Had you had any periods?

bratnav Mon 08-Sep-08 12:38:38

No, DD1 was still exclusively breastfed (6 months) so no periods from being PG with 1 to finishing BFing 2

JamInMyWellies Mon 08-Sep-08 12:40:50

felt sick as a dog and kept falling asleep mid afternoon.

PinkTulips Mon 08-Sep-08 12:47:15

i puked in the sink 2 days in a row and realised i'd been falling asleep on the sofa alot recently and a girl at work had complimented my boobs a month before grin

was somewhere between 10 and 14 weeks. (hospital didn't scan til '20' weeks which would have made me 10 when testing but i gave birth at 38 weeks to ds 8lbs 10ozs, felt overdue and looked alot further on all the way through.

Wisknit Mon 08-Sep-08 12:53:14

1st time felt v. sick. Then started being sick and crying for no reason and so tired.
2nd time I got v. emotional, crabby and 'just knew'.

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 12:54:52

I've felt really sick the last two days.
I've been really tired and emotional, but blamed it on having a 22 week old that wakes a lot in the night.

Think it might be some kind of bug though because I don't just feel sick, I feel really shaky.

Wisknit Mon 08-Sep-08 13:02:20

I blamed my tiredness on having an 8 months old who didn't sleep.

Hope you feel better soon.
Would being pg be a real disaster?

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 13:09:35

Not a disaster, no.
We were planning on TTC after christmas, but just over the last few days we've been saying you might wait a bit longer as DS2 is still quite hard work and I'm not good with pregnancy.
I don't think I am anyway, I kind of posted to reassure myself that I'm not in a weird way, you know who if you talk about it it makes it not happen?

<<realises she sounds mad>>

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 13:10:06

You might waithmm
We might waitblush

PinkTulips Mon 08-Sep-08 13:12:22

that's how i felt at the beginnning of this preg.... really shaakey and ill.

you know what you have to do..... test!

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 13:15:40

I don't have time to test!
I have to take the kids to the fair and then tomorrow we move house and DS1 starts school and I'd have to go into town to get a test blah blah

I'll leave it for a while see if I have a period, I had my first period since coming off the pill about 4 weeks ago.

PinkTulips Mon 08-Sep-08 13:18:07

can dh/dp not pick one up for you?

a friend?

i can never stand the waiting and wondering!

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 13:20:02

Hmm, I suppose he could. I always take ages to get a BFP even when pg anyway, for some reason the hormone doesn't seem to be very strong in me at the beginning so I may as well wait and see.

Wisknit Mon 08-Sep-08 13:22:57

I wanted to wait a bit longer with this ne and still fell pg without a period. This was despite using contraception so you have my sympathies.

Just wait and see I suppose or get some one to get you a test just in case.

You haven't done anything rash like buy a mooncup recently have you (that was my downfall!) Works everytime.

PinkTulips Mon 08-Sep-08 13:27:02

i got negs at 9 weeks with dd, barely pos at 10-14 with ds but got a whacking great line at 5 weeks with this dc grin


VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 13:47:12

Ok, okay.
I'll test when I get the chance to grab one.
then I'll come back and disappoint you all with a BFN.

PinkTulips Mon 08-Sep-08 15:42:31

or make us all grin with a huge fat positive.

how far do you think you are if it is +ive?

taliac Mon 08-Sep-08 15:45:56

Sick, tired.. so tested and got a +

VictorianSqualor Mon 08-Sep-08 20:42:00


(Although I did shit me pants when I did the first one, but didn't wee enough (sorry TMI!) and there was a really faint line when I tried to use it - evaporation line thank goodness)

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