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368690 tn?1284357253

Baby Dust 4...POUF!

Hi Everyone!  I'm so excited to start the 4th long post.  :)  

Tonight I am having some light cramps on my right abdomen.  I bought a test (hopefully it will work) to take on the morning of Father's Day, the 15th!  :)

I am curious, I know I've read/heard a lot of ladies say, but all of you out there who are mommies or soon to be:  How did you tell your significant other about the pregnancy and upcoming parenthood and what was their reaction?  

Thank you!
~Your Katebud~
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491928 tn?1266177733
Yea these things get so long so fast.

Your having cramps? Where are you in your cycle? Because the cycle i got my BFP i was having noticeable cramps on my right ovary and then they eventually moved inward and now they've been in my uterus ever since. Have you ovulated yet for sure? because thats what my right sided cramps were...

good luck! when are you planning on testing?

and when i found out i was pregnant i showed my husband a picture of the little bitty fetus at one month and told him thats what ours looked like. He was so happy, and i personally dont think you need a grand gesture to tell them, maybe a nice dinner or if you're too excited just run in and tell him right away. I think being pregnant with  your man's baby brings that smile not the fancy way of telling =) He'll love it no matter how you do it!
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368690 tn?1284357253
Hi there!  :)

I am on cd 21.  I am pretty sure I ovulated this time around, hopefully it's not a late ovulation or something.  
Yeah, I was having a bunch of cramping sensations starting last night...I really hope it's not pms!  :P  I wanted to test tomorrow morning (the 15th), but I'm not so sure now, just because it would be so early.  I don't think it would be accurate.  So I guess I'll have to see if it's a summer solstice +++ or not...the 21st is when AF is due.  
That is so neat about how you showed hubby a picture.  That's actually a great idea.
I'll just have to wait and see how I react, and then if I can contain myself to tell hubby at a 'choice' time.  :)
I have good feelings, but I guess I always do.  :P    It will be what it is.  
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368690 tn?1284357253
Correction, I'm on cd 23!!!!!  :)  Does anyone think tomorrow would still be too early to test?  

Thanks!
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324911 tn?1276281382
Katebud ~ Thanks for starting a new post hun! It was amazing how long they get lol.....this one is MUCH easier to load haha!............It *might* be too early to test but you never know , I say give it a try anyways just because it is Fathers Day , but dont get discouraged if it comes up negative  , just try again on the 19th or 20th......I had cramps 6 days before my AF was due , bad like AF cramps and I was convinced there was NO way I was pregnant and the next day I got my BFP!......So dont give up hope , cramps can be a good sign! lol.......As far as how I told my Fiance , It wasnt how I had planned lol.....It was New Years Day , and we had some friends over , the girl who lived with us at the time , her boyfriend , and her boyfriends friend , and they were all drinking after dinner , celebrating the New Year , and my friend was convicned I was pregnant so she bought me an HPT and after like 4 hours of them bugging me to take it , I did , more so out of spike to show them it was negative lol....cause I honestly did NOT think I was , nor did I think I would get a BFP 5 days before AF......But Anyways I went and did the test , and I stayed in the bathroom to read the results , and as soon as the second faint line came , I screamed for my friend , just to see if she saw what I did lol.....and my Fiance got there before here and he was all excited lol.....He was extatic ....It was super cute!.....It was special , but I just wish it could have been the 2 of us and maybe a little more personal , but  oh well , at least he was excited :P haha!.......Like Tianna said , it doesnt matter how you tell him , it will be special! :).......Let us know how the test goes tommorow! I hope you get a BFP!

************ Lots of super sticky Fathers Day Baby Dust********************

I'll catch up with the rest of you lovely ladies later tonite :) Hope everyone has a great weekend & Fathers Day! :)
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491928 tn?1266177733
I had really mixed feelings when in my tww just like you. I wanted to test SO bad but i hated that disappointment of BFN. I was determined to wait until 14 dpo but at around 9 dpo i started really wanting to test and i did the next day with dollar tree and bfp as you all know, and i REALLY didnt think it was early enough so who knows!
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368690 tn?1284357253
:)  I am so happy for all the support!  Even if it's not a bfp tomorrow morning, I will feel great that I have such wonderful people behind me for when it does happen for real!  :)
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345201 tn?1212714969
I am so excited for you and have everything crossed that you get a bfp!!! y prayers are with you this month....
as for telling my husband with my first the day i found out i went to the shops and brought a cute little pair of socks that had i love my daddy all over them. then when he got home from work i said there is a little pressie waiting for you on your pillow. he loved it and was so excited and couldn't believe it. with my second i had a 20 month old already so i got her to go up to him and say what are we going to call my new brother or sister daddy!! it was so cute. this time round i did the test and left it on his bedside table. i didnt say anything to him just waited for him to find it. he was just as happy and surprised as he was with the first and second so i dont think it matters how you tell it is always special.
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368690 tn?1284357253
:)

Well i tested this morning, bfn.  It's ok though, I am really not too dissapointed, since I know it is rather early still.  
I'll update when AF or bfp comes.  :)

Thank you!
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482323 tn?1317987461
Hi Ladies....
Katebud...I am right there with you....I am trying to hold out and test this Thursday....I am on cd23 and 10dpo...I am soooooooooo hoping.  I don't really feel like I am though.

So how is everyone else.  Did anyone get to announce on Father's day.  I think that would have been awesome.  I took a test that day knowing it is too soon, but I just couldn't help myself.

I am so nervous.  I dread another heartbreak.  I had some light cramping yesterday, then nothing else.  My bb's are not real sore or anything.  I have no symptoms.  So, I am trying not to get my hopes up.

I hope everyone had a wonderful father's day.

Jenny
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368690 tn?1284357253
So I got a BFN.  I teased DH about maybe in 4 or 5 years maybe I'd be telling him happy Father's day.  :)

I still have hope and I'm not worried about it.  

How is everyone else doing?  :)
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490183 tn?1361213953
Hi Kati, Jenny, & Tianna!

I just saw your post Kati. You sound like you're in great spirits. That's the only way to be. You'll get your BFP when you least suspect it. I also just read your journal about your wacky gums. I had the same thing happen, and I am also a floss addict. If AF hasn't showed, you're not in BFN land yet missy! LOL

Jenny-Praying for you BFP!

Tianna-How are you feeling?? Morning sickness yet? All I have is fatigue, and really no appetite but have gained 5lbs already, and I'm not even eating!

************SUPER STICKY BABYDUST TO ALL****************************
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453888 tn?1273806954
Wishing all of you BFP!!!! Real soon.... I am in the 2ww right now and it seems like eternity:o) .... I am really hoping this is our month.... Good Luck To You All

Hugz,
Pamela
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324911 tn?1276281382
Katebud ~ Awwww im sorry you didnt get your BFP for Fathers Day! But I think it was too early hun!....Dont give up hope for this month yet!.....It would have been special for Fathers Day , but it will be just as special any other day dont worry!.....Keep us updated hun!....********************** lots & lots of super sticky honey covered Baby Dust************

Gotahave & agamommy ~ Lots & Lots of Baby Dust your way too!.....I know the whole waiting game can seem like forever , but it goes by SO fast once you do get your BFP........Best Advice during the waiting game , is to do as much as you can before morning sickness , sore boobs & no tolerance for heat kicks in LOL.....I wish now I had went in a hottub everyday before getting pregnant cause I MISS IT NOW! lol....hehe.....Keep us updated ladies! **************** BABY DUST*******************

Kimmy ~ How far along are you now?.....5lbs isnt bad at all , I think thats about what I gained in the 1st trimester , somewhere between 5-8lbs , and I had a hard time eating much too , I just always felt so sick.......One thing that I was able to get down and I found helped more than just regular crackers , were baby arrowroot cookies , they taste more like honey than salt which I found I was able to enjoy & keep down!......Hopefully you'll also be able to sleep as much as your body needs.....Are you working?.....I had to go off work for the first trimester just to get enough sleep , I always felt like such a zombie or that I hadnt slept in days!......It does get better though! I slept awesome during the 2nd trimester , now though that im into the 3rd , sleeping is hard , its hard to get comfortable & stay comfortable lol.........Keep us updated & if you have ultrasound pics yet , love to see them!!!

Ive kinda been MIA since coming home from the hospital , just kinda outta it still I guess......adjusting to being home all the time , my Fiance has been getting me out though , even against the Doctors orders just because the first week being home I was going crazy just thinking about everything & he knew I needed to get my mind off it , but hes gone back to work this morning , leaving me here alone for 28 days , with no vehicle nothing......Im not too sure how this is gonna work , I already cried my eyes out saying goodbye , and im sure more tears are coming lol.....I seen my doctor again yesterday & she didnt do an internal ( only because I had 3 last week ) but she said , just same thing still , not to do anything , no lifting , no standing for long , no walking , lay down at least 3X a day for at least 2-3 hours , doesnt include sleeping!....haha.....I go for another ultrasound on the 26th to check cervical length & then go see the specalist again on the 27th for a follow-up......Even if it all looks fine , im still on bedrest until at least 36-38 weeks , at that point he can be born in our hospital and chances of needing to be in the NICU go down......anything before 34 weeks , we will be shipped out again by Air Ambulance to a hospital in Vancouver.....between 34-36 weeks , I only have to go an hour away , so my fingers are crossed for the hospital here & NO NICU!......But we'll see , at this point im just thankful nothing happened @ 26 weeks........Anyways just a little update , I'll probably be around more now , being home 24/7 and no one here to even so much as talk too LOL

Hope all you Ladies are doing well & had great weekends!.....
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482323 tn?1317987461
I am so glad to hear from you.  You have been on my mind.  It must be hard to be home alone, with everything on your mind.  Try to rest while you can though.  Take advantage of all the sleep you can get...tee hee...won't be long there will be no sleeping.

Keep in Touch.  I wish you all the best!  God Bless!!!
Jenny
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491928 tn?1266177733
Okay ladies I dont know if im overreacting or if somethng bad happened last night...

I was woken up by really painful cramps, not excruciating but painful, and i am So terrified now that i had a m/c. Im 5 weeks pregnant.

I have had absolutely NO bleeding at all, and im NOT still having the cramps, but i am very worried. What could that have been other than m/c?
I really need to hear that someone has had painful cramps and had a healthy baby, i am so scared right now =(

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324911 tn?1276281382
Dont panic hun! Its normal im sure , I didnt know I was pregnant until I was about 4 1/2-5 weeks , and I had painful cramps right before I got my BFP so I think it might have to do with implantation maybe? I dont know, I was concinved I got my AF so  I didnt pay much attention , however had I known I was pregnant I would probably be afraid too , but im sure its nothing , unless your bleeding/clotting & the cramps continue I wouldnt worry!......The body does weird things in the early stages of pregnancy , and its hard not to look at each one as a problem , but if your ever worried call your doctor & ask to get in early , sometimes it will help to ease your mind if you hear its okay from a doctor.....Try not to worry though!.....
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491928 tn?1266177733
I am trying to keep calm but you know how hard that is! I dont know why, maybe im overreacting, i hope so!
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324911 tn?1276281382
I understand its hard Hun , but you have to try not to over-react to everything or else these 9 months are going to be complete hell on you!......Whenever I used to have a weird symptom or something i'd google it , try that , you'll get tons of responses , and almost all will say the same thing , normal or not normal , so you get an idea if your over-reacting , and I know how you feel , even at this stage in my pregnancy , cramping is still considered "normal" unless you have bleeding &/or a change in your discharge ( a dramatic change , like fluid leaking , or water breaking)......Good Luck Hun & just try to keep positive , also one thing to keep in mind too is if you stress over things your more likely to have the symptoms because your worried & obessing over it , if you just keep your mind on other stuff & focus on having a healthy pregnancy you'll be just fine!!!
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491928 tn?1266177733
Thanks so much! That makes me feel way better =)

I know it'll run a lot more smooth if i stay calm but i care so much about this and I'm a worrier ALWAYS. I cant believe i'm only at 5 weeks it already feels like forever, i cant imagine how you feel by the end!

I need to have more faith, i second guess every single thing i feel, i wish i would just chill out! It makes me happy and all, but sometimes i wish i didnt find out i was pregnant until like 7-8 weeks, so id be soo relaxed right now which would be healthier for the baby too...
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345201 tn?1212714969
tfernadez - i had cramping pretty bad in my first pregnancy for the first 12 weeks. it was like bad period pain and my doc said it was all normal and just the placenta reaaly attaching itself and growing. i am sure you will be fine but if you need to put your mind to rest go see your doc. the less stress the better....
keeks i have been thinking about you lots since your little stint in hospital and was hopeful everything was going well for you. glad to hear from you and will be thinking of you this next month all on your lonesome - poor thing.
today i had my 28 week check at hospital and had the diabetes test and anti d injection. i was there for half the day!! i have been sick again and this time doc is talking about inducing me 2 weeks early which would be nice. i need some relief to this misery lol. that would mean i only have 9 weeks to go which is a bit scary but exciting all at once.
goodluck and lots of sticky baby dust to all you out there ttc. i want to hear some more positive test stories!! come on ladies!!!!!!!!!! lol
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482323 tn?1317987461
I think it sounds normal.  It has been 7 years since I went through it.  But I do remember being afraid of everything, and it is a bad feeling.  But I calmed down once I got around 3 months.  Just have faith and pray.  

Keeks- how are you...I have thought about you alot.  Let me know.

God Bless and Good Luck Ladies...
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460550 tn?1249846892
I know the feeling of being freaked out, one night I went to the gym with my mom like any normal night, and I went to the bathroom afterwards and there was some pinkish color on it, that was freaky. But it went on for a few days, and then it stopped saw my doctor and everything is fine. But I heard cramping is normal due to the stretching and what not!!! Mine I had some cramping early too!!
So I hope everything is alright, I don't know if you get too worried you can always see a doctor I am sure everything is fine.
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460550 tn?1249846892
So this week I am finally on 14 weeks, and when I had my drs appointment a few weeks ago they tried to hear the heart beat it was very faint, but the doctor said that at that stage its common that its hard to hear it, but we did it was faint though. So when I go back in July he said he will definitely hear it.
And plus I get my ultra sound here next month So excited to find out what we are having.
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491928 tn?1266177733
Thanks girls! Jeez can you imagine how much of a wreck I'd be without you all!

I'll keep you all in my prayers =) sticky baby dust to all!!!!!!!!
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