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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:50 pm 
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Maybe this belongs in the Ventilation Station, but it's not about my kids....

I told one of my friends I was pregnant -- "another boy!" is how I announced the gender -- and she said she was sorry I wasn't having a girl.

I also mentioned I've been drinking a lot of coffee because it's the only thing that stops me from having a sour stomach and she sent me two links about limiting caffeine consumption. I have 2 cups a day -- (usually I only have a few cups a week and drink white tea instead, but tea has been making me feel ill lately) -- that's a lot for me, but not over the top or anything.

Well, I guess I learned my lesson and I should just keep my mouth shut about being pregnant (I've literally only told a handful of people, no one in our families know). UGH!!

Yeah, you've got to follow the person's lead on this kind of thing before you state an opinion. I have a friend that was really upset to find out she was having a girl for number two, because she wanted two boys. I have another friend with a three year old boy and she just found out she is pregnant with two boys...I didn't say anything about that except hooray! (She was upset about it, which she told me, which is my point). Sorry crabby!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:35 pm 
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See I'd be all "oh, don't worry, we're raising the next one trans." Because I'm that person.

I had a lot of fun while pregnant answering "So what are you having?" with "A BABY." Stole that one from my friend's oldest kid, who was ~10 then.


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:38 pm 
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When I was pregnant and people asked me what I was having, I would get all excited and shout "I HOPE IT'S A PUPPY!"

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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:38 pm 
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And Butternut nailed it - the appropriate response to "I'm having a girl/boy/twins/a half-alien baby" is "Congratulations!" If you're feeling verbose, you can add a "let me know if there's anything I can do to help out when the time comes!"


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:13 pm 
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poopiebitch wrote:
When I was pregnant and people asked me what I was having, I would get all excited and shout "I HOPE IT'S A PUPPY!"


I've used this line and also "I hope it's a guinea pig!!!" Which according to people's reactions is a weird thing to say

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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:34 am 
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Blah I even deleted the first post. Anyway, I have a high fever that Tylenol will lower but not break. I can't get out of bed because then I can't breathe and I start coughing like crazy and get dizzy and nauseated. Everything hurts. Urgent Care said not to worry and that it's just a cold or flu, or possibly strep. Still bleeding too. Obgyn appointment is in 3 days. Hopefully I'll have good news to post here one day.


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:27 am 
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oh bastah!!! ((((hugs)))))
i hope everything is ok. sending good vibes your way!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:30 am 
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Yikes, bastah! I'm sorry things are so rough right now. Hopefully the time between now and your appointment passes quickly and you get some good news soon.


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:04 am 
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Aw bastah, hang in there... I hope you're feeling better soon and that you get good news at your appointment.

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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:57 am 
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Thanks! My fever did finally break, so that's good at least


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:10 pm 
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Sending many good thoughts bastah. I hope you have good news soon.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:20 pm 
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Get well soon!! And may you get good news soon. I had bleeding that seemed to go on forever! But all was fine. It's really common, but it sure does suck to go through. *hugs*

Meanwhile, I hope you're able to distract yourself some.


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:16 pm 
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has anyone heard from chiveggie???
i think her due date is like this week??

Bastah i hope your appt goes well and you get good news. please keep us updated!

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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:33 am 
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Bastah, I'll be thinking about you. Good luck at your appointment!


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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:36 pm 
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re: what you're having, I definitely said 'hopefully a baby' a number of times. Next time I'm going to hope for a puppy!

Good luck at your appointment bastah, thinking of you and looking forward to hearing good news soon.

chi-baby watch! Then you're next LisaPunk!! [right??]


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:49 am 
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Baby Alex has arrived! I'll write more later. But my baby boy came on Friday morning. I thought my bag of water might have been leaking Thursday so I went in to get checked. They told me not amniotic fluid and that I was 1 cm and 50% so it could be quite awhile still. Well I guess baby wanted out because that night around midnight I woke up with contractions. Around 4 am I woke up mr chiveggie because even a bubble bath wasn't helping. I got to the hospital at 6 am got checked and was at 3 cm. I progressed lightening fast and baby was born at 11am. Got my natural hypnobirthing experience and got to labor in the tub for a bit at the hospital. Only thing that didn't go according to plan was his heart rate was dropping a bit while pushing and they decided to help get him out faster do I got an episiotomy do they could vacuum him at the end. He is healthy and beautiful so I don't mind at all. I am so in love with him and can't believe he is actually here. Okay back to nursing I go.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:08 am 
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oh yay!!!!! congrats chiveggie and baby Alex!!!

sounds like you had a great birth experience too!

cant wait to hear more :-)


*gulp* that means Im next :-O

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 Post subject: Re: Pregnancy Updates Thread
PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:00 am 
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Congratulations chiveggie!!


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Congratulations chiveggie!!!


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Congratulations chiveggie!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:20 am 
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Congratulations and welcome to the world little Alex! I am eagerly awaiting another birth story!!!!


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Congratulations on Baby Alex! :-D

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