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6w1d private scan

We went for a private (transvaginal, as it’s so early) scan today at 6w1d and saw a flashing heartbeat, baby in the right place and just 1!!! For those who are in two minds about booking, go for it! We are so happy we did and feel so relieved xxx

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Am I in labour

Woke up about two hours ago with period pain feeling and cramps but nothing has broke am I in labour

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Hungry LG

My LO is a hungry girl lol has been having purees since 5 months old, and today she has consumed 30oz of milk plus toast with philly (this doesn't really get consumed much apart from sucking off the philly) a fromage frais, a whole smaller pouch of banana, apple and passionfruit puree, 4 or 5 melty puffs and half a ...

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Any c section mummas that need the injections in the tummy?

Hi ladies, so I’m one of the unfortunate ones that has to jab themselves in the stomach with the anti coagulant injection for 6 weeks (missed out on being able to only do it for 10 days because I lost exactly a litre of blood in theatre) my question is has any other mummas on here been very sore after the injections...

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bumpdaaates 🤍

28w4d let’s seeeee how big were all getting so i don’t feel so alone 🥹🫶🏻 also how we feelin ?? im tired, hungry, and annoyed 24/7 lots of braxton hicks contractions and charlie horses too

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😞😞😞

So tomorrow I will be 32 weeks pregnant. I am VERY uncomfortable. Could barely walk, I barely get any sleep at night tossing and turning. I barely have any energy.. all I wanna do is lay in bed under my AC. My kids always ask me why am I so lazy. Been having mom guilt because I know I should be doing more but I am j...

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Must haves for planned c section

Hey mamas! I’d like to know your must have to bring to the hospital for a plant C-section. My first baby was an emergency C-section so I didn’t have everything with me in advance. i’m just trying to make things a little easier this time around if possible. Plan at this point is to deliver June 10th! Pic of baby #2 ...

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Vbacs

Had a C-section 11 months ago baby is due within 9 weeks. Not sure what I want too do about delivery as worried about the pros and cons of both a Vbac or elective C-section.. Has anyone had a C-section and a successful vbac in such close time of each other?

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Cord falling off look normal?

Does this look normal?

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Questions from a FTM and first c section

Hehe everyone, so my baby is breech I’m 35 +1 and he’s been breech for about 2 months so midwife’s think he won’t turn. I also have other issues which mean I’ll likely have him before 40 weeks. I’ve decided to go ahead with a c section instead of ECV or vaginal breech birth and I’ll let them know at my midwife appoi...

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Father’s day

Girls i need ideas for fathers day. I’m at loss

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3 months!

My 3 month old preemies (29w) are officially 9 pounds 🤍 they’ve come a long way from being 2 pounds 🥰

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Has anyone had a fit/ sick note?

I am really struggling with tiredness and discomfort when driving, my commute is an hour. I was wondering if I could contact my doctor and ask for a fit note saying I should work from home 3 days a week? Would they do something like that?

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Early labour?

Hey guys, I'm 35+2 and have been having braxton hicks since yesterday afternoon. The braxton hicks have been much more consistent than normal, they were on and off for hours, still painless but very uncomfortable tightenings. I've woken up this morning with period like pains in my lower tummy and lower back, could t...

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I’m considering baby no2! My little one is one.

Thoughts? Am I crazyyyyy

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Elective section

Hi all how many weeks roughly will they do an elective section. I have a consultant appointment in a couple of days but so nervous

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