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Second pregnancy - do you ever get to 'bloom' or get that burst of energy?

(5 Posts)
countrylover Mon 06-Oct-08 15:38:11

I'm currently nearly 13 weeks and I've been lucky in that the MS tailed off a few weeks ago. However when pregnant with my DS I can clearly remember getting to 11-12 weeks and feeling absolutely bursting with energy and looking fantastic, glossy hair, glowing skin.

Running around after a three year old and working with a one hour commute each way has left me exhausted - and that's before I got pregnant!

Has anyone else ever got to the 'blooming' stage second time round or do I just resign myself to the fact I'm going to be shattered forever?

MrsMattie Mon 06-Oct-08 16:14:24

No two pregnancies are the same, that's all I can tell you! Never had a blooming stage with first pregnancy - lurched from morning sickness to tiredness to complete and utter exhaustion and bad SPD. With this pregnancy, I had horrendous ms until 16 weeks, but from about 20-28 weeks I bloomed. I'm coming up to 33 weeks now and although people keep saying I look 'amazing' (bonus!), I am beginning to feel wrecked with it all.

girlandboy Mon 06-Oct-08 16:15:50

No, and it will NEVER come back!

countrylover Tue 07-Oct-08 13:37:40

Ha, ha, ha - I thought that might be the case.


merryberry Tue 07-Oct-08 14:10:47

had a nice patch from weeks 20-30, then was too heavy to enjoy it, with 2 year old to play with all the time! the nice patch was just a kind of suprised 'ooh, don't feel like death warmed up...i'm ok' not the wowser bloom, no!

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