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cosmoholic's Pregnancy

My Due Date: May 3, 2015
I have given birth!
Age: 39 years old
Location: Canada

My Milestones & Events

On May 7, 2015 at 40 weeks 4 days pregnant
Went Into Labour
Mild contractions started at 4:30pm, we're very painful by 8:30pm

On April 27, 2015 at 39 weeks 1 day pregnant
Packed for the Hospital/Birth Center
On April 24, 2015 at 38 weeks 5 days pregnant
Started Maternity Leave
On April 19, 2015 at 38 weeks 0 days pregnant
Installed Car Seat
On April 15, 2015 at 37 weeks 3 days pregnant
Prental Tests: Group B Strep Test (GBS)

On April 4, 2015 at 35 weeks 6 days pregnant
Maternity Photo Shoot
On March 1, 2015 at 31 weeks 0 days pregnant
Started Childbirth Classes
On February 21, 2015 at 29 weeks 6 days pregnant
Baby Shower
My family is actually throwing me two baby showers... one for friends (which was held February 21st) and one for family (which will be in April).

On January 30, 2015 at 26 weeks 5 days pregnant
Prental Tests: Glucose Challenge Test
On January 14, 2015 at 24 weeks 3 days pregnant
Husband/Partner Felt Baby Move for the First Time
Hubby FINALLY felt her move this morning! She was moving around so I told him to put his hand on my belly. She turned over a few times and he definitely felt her!

On January 13, 2015 at 24 weeks 2 days pregnant
It's FB official
Now that we've hit the viability week, we decided to make our news FB official today. :)

On December 25, 2014 at 21 weeks 4 days pregnant
Found Out Baby's Gender
Opened our envelope this morning and she's a girl!!!!!

On December 25, 2014 at 21 weeks 4 days pregnant
Announced Baby's Gender to Family
We used cupcakes with pink frosting in the centre to announce to our families that we were expecting a little girl. :)

On December 24, 2014 at 21 weeks 3 days pregnant
Level 2 Ultrasound
Everything looks PERFECT. :)

On December 16, 2014 at 20 weeks 2 days pregnant
First time I was asked if I was expecting
Twice in one day! Once by the cleaning lady at work and then that evening someone offered me their seat on the bus after looking pointedly at my belly. :)

On December 3, 2014 at 18 weeks 3 days pregnant
Anatomy Ultrasound
Everything looks good - (s)he is still cooking in there, everything is proportionate and measuring right on track. We are now the proud owners of an envelope telling us the gender of the baby - which we will not open until Christmas morning. :)

On November 25, 2014 at 17 weeks 2 days pregnant
IPS results
Everything seems to be well. Screen negative results. :)

Also got to hear the heartbeat again at this appointment - nice and strong at 158 BPM.

On November 20, 2014 at 16 weeks 4 days pregnant
First Kick (or Punch)
Sitting at my desk this morning and felt a strong THUMP in my lower abdomen. It repeated again a few seconds later. This was a much stronger feeling that the fluttering I felt last week.... <3

On November 18, 2014 at 16 weeks 2 days pregnant
Started Wearing Maternity Clothes
While not exclusively wearing maternity clothes, my jeans were tight yesterday and uncomfortable. I switched to maternity pants this morning and am loving them! Sooo comfy!

On November 14, 2014 at 15 weeks 5 days pregnant
Felt My Baby Move for the First Time
I was at the movies on a date with my husband. The movie was fairly loud and had a lot of bass. I felt lots of flutters in my lower abdomen... I've been feeling them off and on for a while but this was definitely longer and more pronounced. The movie kind of sucked, but I was smiling the whole time.

On November 4, 2014 at 14 weeks 2 days pregnant
Bought Baby's First Outfit
On October 28, 2014 at 13 weeks 2 days pregnant
First Prenatal Appointment
On October 28, 2014 at 13 weeks 2 days pregnant
Heard Baby's Heartbeat for the First Time
With a doppler during our first prenatal appointment... 145 beats per minute. It was magical and very reassuring. :)

On October 15, 2014 at 11 weeks 3 days pregnant
IPS Ultrasound
11w3d - got to see a strong heartbeat of 169 BPM, plus the baby waved and moved around. Heart = melted.

On October 6, 2014 at 10 weeks 1 day pregnant
Announced Pregnancy to Family
On September 30, 2014 at 9 weeks 2 days pregnant
First Appointment with Midwife
A meet and great, question and answer meeting. Will be scheduled for our first prenatal soon. :)

On September 12, 2014 at 6 weeks 5 days pregnant
First Ultrasound
Saw a heartbeat of 125 bpm. :)

On September 9, 2014 at 6 weeks 2 days pregnant
Told My Boss About My Pregnancy
I've been so sick that I've been coming in late to work and decided to tell my boss. She was very supportive and very happy for us. :)

On August 25, 2014 at 4 weeks 1 day pregnant
Confirmed by Blood work!
HcG = 776
Progesterone = 96.2

On August 20, 2014 at 3 weeks 3 days pregnant
Second Positive Pregnancy Test
Given our history of losses, I took another test to reassure myself that things were going OK. The test line was so much darker than before, and still 3 days before my period was due.

On August 19, 2014 at 3 weeks 2 days pregnant
Booked a midwife!
On August 18, 2014 at 3 weeks 1 day pregnant
First Positive Pregnancy Test
It was my hubby's birthday, and even though I was only 9DPO I thought it would be a fun surprise. I tested and was shocked that it was positive so early. I put the test in a box with a note that said "Happy Birthday Daddy! I can't wait to meet you. May 3rd 2014"

On August 18, 2014 at 3 weeks 1 day pregnant
Told Husband/Partner
It was his birthday and I tested just to see... 5 days before my period was due and we got our BFP!

Profile Comments for cosmoholic (6)

Comment from MissNat28 » Posted Mar. 6, 2015 3:21am
Keep me awake.. stupid phone lol

Comment from MissNat28 » Posted Mar. 6, 2015 3:20am
Yeah crazy indeed and soooo exciting!!!. I am a wreck today can't stop crying I'm exhausted and my boobs keep me away as they are agony.. have been for 4 weeks.. I'm lucky I haven't got morning sickness but feel so fed up right now x

Comment from MissNat28 » Posted Mar. 3, 2015 10:44am
61 days to go.. oh how I wish for that xx excited for you!!

Comment from MissNat28 » Posted Feb. 25, 2015 8:52am
Your answers to people's questions are great. It made me feel at ease and um sure everyone else feels the same.. beautiful scan picture.. so perfect x

Comment from swharton0826 » Posted Dec. 23, 2014 6:32pm
Thank you for answering my question. I feel better looking at the beta chart. Congratulations on your pregnancy.

Comment from ktink5000 » Posted Oct. 6, 2014 8:33pm
I wanna thank you for answering my question. i don't feel so alone and hopeless anymore..

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