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#1 of 4 Old 03-13-2005, 11:50 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi everyone,

It looks like I'm joining you. I'm kind of in a state of shock about it.
I wasn't TTC, but all of a sudden last week coffee just stopped sounding interesting to me, so I started to wonder. I had an old pregnancy test sitting around, so I used it last night, and got one line. Then, about half an hour ago, I got out the trash, and noticed that there were now two lines. I about fell over from shock.

I am feeling a lot of anxiety about being pregnant right now. While I wanted to TTC eventually, this is early than I expected. I wanted my kids to be further apart in age than this. And I feel so unprepared. The last time I got pregnant, I had researched compulsively ahead of time, and this time I haven't done anything to prepare. I live in a new area and don't have a midwife here. And I'm not sure what to do about work -- November falls in a bad time in the school year. I hate to sit out the whole semester for that.

I also have two previous miscarriages, and I'm nervious I'll have another.

Oh, and apparently I was pregnant when I gave blood last week.

Despite all my misgivings, I feel excited about this. But oh so nervous.
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Hi! Congratulations I too had a m/c not too long ago and i'm also very nervous about this pregnancy, especially since i don't have any symptoms..anyway..that was a downer..lol..welcome aboard and have a happy healthy 9 mos
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Welcome Hypatia! DH and I are worried about the fact that November falls in the middle of the semester as well! Are you a teacher, or a student? I'm both -- a grad student who was planning to TA next semester... so I'm really not sure what I'm going to do now! Still, I sure things will work out, despite the less than Ideal timing, and I'll be thinking very sticky thoughts for you!
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Belleweather,

I read in the other thread that you are in law school -- I was in law school when I had my first (October of my 3rd year). Now, however, I'm an adjunct instructor at a local community college.

I would be happy to chat with you about having a baby in law school -- for me, it worked out great to have a baby then. Third year is sort of a lost year, anyway. I think that TAing with a new baby might be hard.
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