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The purple line

36 weeks and yesterday I was told about the purple line that means you’re dilating and my partner checked to see if I had one and we found this. Not sure what this means ?

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My bump has dropped!?

I’m 32+2 weeks. After a bath this afternoon I was lying on the bed like an exhausted flump & the weirdest relief of pressure travelled from my ribs into my pelvis! Like the feeling you get on a roller coaster going down a big drop! Anyway I immediately compared a photo side by side, 1 week apart, my bump I feel is...

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Bump size

Hey lovelies! I’m currently feeling quite insecure about the size of my bump. I’m 28 weeks today, and this is my bump. I’m getting so many comments about how big I am. My partner has been sweet and tried to reassure me that of course I look big to people because I’m not usually pregnant. And that my bump is exactl...

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What can you do in a day?

Hi folks, Not long to go now! What are folk finding they can do in a day? I'm struggling always rebalancing and ending up either too tired or like I've not done enough. For example today I walked to and from midwife appointment (50 minutes), did the weekly shop, brought it up to the flat (3 flights), and batched...

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What are we classing as reduced movements

Hey guys! Is it zero what so ever or the odd kick and flutter in every 4 hours or so? I’m still getting used to my babies movement and I must have been picking up on some sort of pattern to noticed the lack of what is her “normal”. All the usual cold drinks, sugar, jumping around laying really flat aren’t doin...

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Night Terror?

Last night my son woke up, screaming that there was a monster in his room. I have never seen him so scared before, he was shaking. He would point to shadows and say there was a monster, same with the ceiling fan. Eventually I ended up turning on the lights and even then he had a hard time calming down to sleep. Anyo...

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Wrong scan photo

Just writing this on here to have a bit of a rant tbh! I had my 20 week scan today, all is well with baby girl 💗 but once I got home I realised the scan photo we were given has the details of somebody else and therefore not our baby!! I’m really upset! And I’m sure the other lady would be upset to know someone else…

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Help

Has anyone ever requested to get baby out earlier? I am struggling so bad, this is my second pregnancy in 2 years. So will have 2 under 2. I can’t sleep, my back is in agony and my bump is huge! I am only 34 weeks and I don’t think physically I can carry on much longer! Having another c section as first was an e...

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Unplanned c section

So I ended up having an unplanned c section but the whole experience was very traumatic and I just can’t wait for it all to heal so I can be back on my feet and be able to move on with newborn life properly. Anyone else in the same boat?

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Induction

I'm due to be called into hospital tomorrow to be induced, can anyone tell me the process of everything as I'm so bloody scared right now 😫 😢

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Gestational diabetes

I’ve recently been tested for gestational diabetes at 35 weeks pregnant. I was sent for my blood test before my scan, the blood results showed I have it but my baby is measuring fine and is at a good weight (5 pounds 5 Ounces) Diabetes nurse advised that I should have gone for my scan first before having my bloods ...

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Offering a dummy

Baby was born 4th May, Just wondering if anyone has offered their baby around the same age a dummy and how that has worked out? I am unsure whether to offer one or not

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Granny pants!

How long did you c-sections mummas wear granny pants for post c-section? I’m 7 weeks pp and despite having no complications and my scar healing nicely I still don’t like the idea of having any of my nice underwear that sit right on the incision line. Please tell me I won’t be in ugly granny pants for life?!

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Oh f*ck

The second line is extremely faint. So will do a clear blue one soon but I’m bricking it abit having a 8 month old, coming off maternity into a new job and thinking oh no 😂😂

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What’s in my hospital bag!!

34 weeks and sorting out mine and babies bag! I’m not too worried about packing too much, I only live 5 mins away and so do all my family so if I need anything I can always just ask someone to run up with it. Plus with my 1st I never actually used anything from my bag, I literally used everything from the hospital...

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First smiles

Who else is having their baby smiling, Sophie is 6 weeks on Wednesday and has been cracking smiles all day 🥰🥰

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Questions/concerns

Hi, What or who do you go to if you have questions or concerns about your pregnancy I don't have a set midwife I feel daft calling maternity unit all the time. I've had severe diarrhea for last 5 days, n told to drink plenty n wait it out, which is fine today is loads better. I also have some period like pains I'...

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Growing so quick 🥺

How fast has time flown since our little ones arrived? My little girl was born on the 19th of March so she’s 10 weeks old tomorrow and has a huge personality already! Here’s a pic of my little girl Xena-Mae 💖

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Fallen over

First time mum, so don’t want to over think the situation I have just fallen over at 29 weeks and landed on my knees and wrists but twisted and pulled all my hip. I can feel baby moving already, my hips just feel sore from where I twisted. I assume I don’t need to get checked out/ what should I look out for?

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Radox bath salts and muscle soak

Can I use it?🤣 I’m 37 weeks pregnant I’m also trying to induce labour due to induction booked for Wednesday!

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