Kristeremy -Kristen -expecting #3
two_sets_of_twins -Janet -expecting #7
Late July/Early August:
Neptune2 -Val -expecting#3
AmyKT -Amy -expecting#2
Fruitful4Him ~Ruth ~expecting#6
somegirl99 ~Paula ~expecting#1
violet ~Violet ~expecting#1
Sometime in August:
osker ~K&H ~expecting#1
MommaLura ~Lura ~expecting#2
momtoafireteam ~Nikki ~expecting#5
geekgolightly ~Kathy ~expecting #2
miss_nikki ~Nikki ~expecting #4
lunarlady ~Carlyn ~expecting #2
meredyth0315 ~Meredyth ~expecting#4
jazzybaby9 ~Jasmine ~expecting#2
gingerbane: ~Caitlyn ~expecting#2
maryrocha3 ~Mary ~expecting#1
nmelanson ~Nicole ~expecting#2
Suka ~Sarrita ~expecting#1
yankee mama ~Abby ~expecting#2
franjapany ~Franziska ~expecting#2
BlackSheepPDX ~Ali ~expecting #2
bendmom ~Becca ~expecting #3
dara00 ~Dara ~expecting #3
MonP'titBoudain ~expecting #3
AutumnAir ~Lisa ~expecting#2
rightkindofme ~Krissy ~expecting #2
ashleymarie ~expecting #1
MyFillingQuiver ~Andrea ~expecting #6
Parker'smommy ~Heather ~expecting #3
jorona -Shauna -expecting#2
KempsMama ~Heathyr ~expecting #2
colleen2851 ~Colleen ~expecting #2
LaFlaca1226 ~Bethany ~expecting#2
livsmom ~Maddie ~expecting#2
Esky -Esky -expecting #1
MJB ~MJ ~expecting#3
smerkin ~Stacy ~expecting#2
teamsalem -Sharon -expecting #3
momongeon -Meghan -expecting #3
amanpea ~Andie ~expecting #1
Taylah ~Laurie ~expecting#1
Sprouterific ~Sprout ~expecting#1
momcani ~Allison ~expecting #3
Evie's Mama -Elizabeth -expecting#2
carrierenee ~Carrie ~expecting#2
lisalulu ~Lisa ~expecting#3
lindsayb ~Lindsay ~expecting #1
.Elle. ~Elle ~expecting #1
gaudynight -Cathy -expecting#5
isras1 -Rebekah -expecting #1
justmeandfamily ~Julie ~expecting#4
mamacassafrass ~Cassie ~expecting #2
Finsmommy ~Ashley ~expecting#2
lmheartsmm ~Lisa ~expecting #2
rguthrie ~expecting #1
LindsayK ~Lindsay ~expecting#2
kdaisy ~Rachael ~expecting#2
colorbywords ~Nicole ~expecting#1
MammaB21 ~Roberta ~expecting #2
RabbitRabbit ~Stephanie ~expecting #1
MamaToGoose ~Vanessa ~expecting #2
mamabearsoblessed ~Em ~expecting#4
akgrown ~Kelsey ~expecting #1
mystify42 ~Jessa ~expecting #2
LZP ~LZP ~expecting#1
Dahlea ~Autumn ~expecting #2
UmmIlyas ~Darcy ~expecting #3
craftmuffin ~Jena ~expecting #3
newmomma7 ~Holly ~expecting #1
Leonine ~Amelia ~expecting #1
piratemonkey ~Beth ~expecting #1
moumo321 ~Kari ~expecting#1
amyrobynne ~Amy ~expecting#3
SoxMama ~SoxMama ~expecting#2
Mama Mko ~expecting#3
maciascl ~Cheryl ~expecting#3
Diyan ~Lydia ~expecting#2
newmommy7-08 ~Kelly ~expecting #2 and #3
Nicole Starr ~Nicole ~expecting#1
tanyaR1024 ~Tanya ~expecting#2
Woodland ~Melissa ~expecting #2
elphaba826 ~Jen ~expecting#3
the elyse ~Elyse ~expecting#3
mrstorres2005 ~Mary ~expecting#5
Kimmiepie ~Kim ~expecting#5
sweetiebird ~Wendy ~expecting#2
mzmum ~expecting #3
kimkim ~Kim ~expecting #1
Vandi ~Rhys ~Expecting #1
*Jade* ~Jade ~expecting #1
vulnerable ~Jenn ~expecting #2
einalems ~Melanie ~expecting #4
limette ~Limette ~expecting#3
Lily Bea ~Lisa ~expecting #2
MissMorgan ~Morgan ~expecting #1
andtay23 ~Andrea ~expecting #2
PixieLittle ~Kristi ~expecting#1
moxielou ~Cindy ~expecting#2
babscapo ~Barbara ~expecting#1
melis79 ~Melissa ~expecting#4
Grover ~expecting #1
otxena ~expecting #2
trimestersdoula ~Jaclyn ~expecting #2
secondimpression ~Emily ~expecting#2
em123 ~Emily ~expecting#2
seattlemamma ~Kylie ~expecting #5
gunnarsmama77 ~Lindsay ~expecting #2
squiggy ~Laura ~expecting #1
autumnfairy76 ~Cherie ~expecting #2
holz ~Holly ~expecting #1
babycatcher12 ~Erin ~expecting#4
megan sacha ~Megan ~expecting#2
SunshineSwirl ~Sunshine ~expecting #4
McK.E ~Elaine ~expecting #3
laughymama ~Jamie ~expecting #2
rlandnl ~Nicki ~expecting#2
Vaquitita ~Rebekah ~expecting#3
detroitgirl77 ~Michelle ~expecting #3
DreamsInDigital ~Lydia ~expecting #6
thenaturefreak ~Beth ~expecting #3
graciegal ~expecting #1
Pixie26 ~Sally ~expecting #3
russsk ~Shanna ~expecting #2
meganlisbeth ~Megan ~expecting #2
onemomma ~expecting #3
nyteacher ~Jessica ~expecting #1
dannic ~Dannic ~expecting #4
naturalmomma1 ~Danielle ~expecting #3
Pyrodjm ~Dana ~expecting#2
couponmom85 ~Melinda ~expecting #2
Meeks ~expecting #3
Underwhelmed ~Christina ~expecting #2
nlhousewifey ~Sarah ~expecting #2
Always in our thoughts
~organic-mama~Momof3Nic~leurmaman~birthdancedoula~gentlecow girl~Suzannah~finnegansmom~IdentityCrisisMama~oute rspacemama~FarmerCathy~lab80~Demeter~
Age: 24, 25 next month
Location: on an island
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH
Gender preferences/inklings: Thinking PINK!
Names you like: seven letter C or N names
Birth Plans/Preferences: water birth w/ my midwife
Anything else you'd like to share: feeling very blessed
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, stepson (10)
Gender preferences/inklings: I had a dream that it was a girl, but I'm afraid to do any wishful thinking
Names you like: not there yet
Birth Plans/Preferences: probably at home
Anything else you'd like to share: feeling very nervous as I've had 2 miscarriages. One was at 12 weeks, the second very early (2 or 3 weeks). But I'm ready to start believing this is real, even if I'm not ready to talk about it with anyone in real life yet. The nausea and smell sensitivity sure is real!
Location: Kansas City
Family (partner, other children, etc): married, have a 4.5 yr old girl and a 2.5 yr old boy
Gender preferences/inklings: feels like a girl
Names you like: not sure
Birth Plans/Preferences: trying for a vba2c
Anything else you'd like to share: ?
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH (8 1/2 yrs!!), ds, 4y, dd 21mos
Gender preferences/inklings: none... it usually takes me a while to get an inkling but I've been right both times so far!
Names you like: we don't share!
Birth Plans/Preferences: homebirth w/ my midwife
Location: South East USA
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH and DS (2years Old Almost 3!)
Gender preferences/inklings: Really want a Girl, BUT i am Just Excited for a New baby!
Names you like: "A" names
Birth Plans/Preferences: VBAC? But might have to have 2nd C section.
Anything else you'd like to share: I CANT WAIT
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, 2 cats
Gender preferences/inklings: Thinking girl, but happy either way!
Names you like: Too many to list!
Birth Plans/Preferences: Hoping for waterbirth at home.
Anything else you'd like to share: Happy to be here and trying to be less anxious every day after a miscarriage last March.
Location: Northern Virginia, USA
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, DD (5.5) DS (3.5) DD (13 mo.)
Gender preferences/inklings: Need a boy for my son to be rough with! Otherwise, I love them all (and it will be a surprise when it is born)
Names you like: Something toward the end of the alphabet that is older, but not popular right now
Birth Plans/Preferences: VBAC, hopefully first at home
Anything else you'd like to share: I hope I don't have another placenta previa. I'm only 7 weeks (ish), man it's already taking forever
Wife to Dh and homeschooling, mother to DD16 DS12 DS9 DS5 DS3. Due with 6th child in March 2014.
I'm 25, and found out a week ago that I am pregnant with my first child - due late August. I'm excited but insanely nervous about it as well.
I'm a vegetarian, hoping to find a midwife, and someone pointed me towards Mothering as a fabulous place to learn lots. I'm excited to be here!
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, DS (20 months)
Gender preferences/inklings: hoping for a girl with the usual disclaimers that anyone healthy is a-okay.
Names you like: not yet. have a girl name but feels too early to share.
Birth Plans/Preferences: hospital due to a crazy experience with DS. hoping for as few interventions as possible though.
Anything else you'd like to share: cautiously hopeful that this is for real.
Family: Daughter Ruby age 6; Soon to be divorced
Gender preferences/inklings: I want a girl but daddy wants a boy. I'm a twin and I seem pretty big...
Names you like: Jax Andrew. girl...???
Birth Plans/Preferences: hospital midwife
Anything else you'd like to share: my relationship with the father is extremely rocky, I have NO family except my brother who lives across the country. The same for the father. I feel extremely alone. Still I am looking forward to a new baby!!!
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, DS1 (2.5)
Gender preferences/inklings: none
Names you like:
Birth Plans/Preferences: water birth w/midwife
Anything else you'd like to share:
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, 2 dds, and ds
Gender preferences/inklings: I'm open
Names you like: just started thinking about it
Birth Plans/Preferences: home water birth
Anything else you'd like to share: I'm still in shock, but feeling blessed.
Family DH, DS, 2 DSD
Gender preferences/inklings: We don't care- just a healthy baby.
Names you like: DH and I can't agree on any.
Birth Plans/Preferences: Probably un-medicated but in the hospital.
Anything else you'd like to share: It has taken us nearly a year of ART/IVF treatments to get here- I couldn't be more excited, or terrified!
Mom to 5, DS- 3/2006, Twin boys-7/2010, B/G twins- 1/2012
Family: DH, DD (3yo)
Gender preferences: Either is fine by me!
Names: Not even close to there yet
Birth plan: Homebirth #2 with a midwife
Anything else: It's been a rocky start with a lot of bleeding, but the bean is hanging in there and so am I!
Family: DH and two dogs!
Gender preferences: I will be happy with either.
Names: For a boy, Henry David. For a girl, Pearl....no middle name yet.
Birth plan: Unmedicated birth (possibly a water birth) with a CNM in a hospital
Anything else: I have PCOS and I never get periods on my own. I had just purchased my first prescription of Clomid (an ovulation inductor) when I came up pregnant--a wonderful surprise! I am happy to be here, because other pregnant communities I have encountered are at best doubtful and at worse combative concerning my plans to have an unmedicated birth. Looking forward to support and like-minds on this website!
Family: DH and DS (who just turned 7)
Gender preferences: I will be happy with either (but would love a girl to even things out in my house).
Names: Still deciding.
Anything else: This is our second child. There will be (roughly) a 7 1/2 year age gap. This is my first time joining an online forum.
Family (partner, other children, etc): DH, DS (6), DD(20
Gender preferences/inklings: None
Names you like: Arabic names
Birth Plans/Preferences: homebirth #2
Anything else you'd like to share:
Uno ('03) Dos ('08) and Tres (Aug '10)
Location: Dayton, OH
Family (partner, other children, etc): DF David, DS Gunnar (4)
Gender preferences/inklings: inkling that it may be a girl, did not have any morning sickness with DS and it's constant this time
Names you like: still thinking, probably another "G" name
Birth Plans/Preferences: hospital birthing center with CNM
Anything else you'd like to share: I've been lurking and reading for a while, thought it might be fun to meet the other mamas this time around
Please take me of the due date list. Thanks
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Family: DP (J) and DD (Little L-Y)
Gender preferences/inklings: Hoping boy, but we have lots of hand me downs for a girl!!! I keep saying 'he' but my mom keeps thinking girl and she was right the first time.
Names you like: Not sharing yet.
Birth Plans/preferences: Hoping for a homebirth with a midwife.
Anything else you'd like to share: This bean was a surprise at a really crazy time in my life. And babe's brought with him all the glories of pregnancy: all day sickness, head aches, sleepiness, and moodiness. But looking forward to all the fun stuff to come.
Happily unmarried to DP Parenting: DD (March '06) , DS (August '10) , and our furry kids Guiney Pig, Po the POlice, and Mrs. Puff. Loving WAHM life in the Mortgage Bizz with DP.
Location: south jersey
Family (partner, other children, etc): DP, DD (4 months)
Gender preferences/inklings: hoping for a boy, but a girl will be ok too since I have so many clothes for a baby girl
Names you like: No idea, last time we were fighting about middle names during labor haha
Birth Plans/Preferences: c section more than likely
Anything else you'd like to share:
Age: 36, 37 in February
Family (partner, other children, etc): DP, 2 DSs 3 1/2 and 7 1/2
Gender preferences/inklings: hoping for a girl, will take anything healthy...
Names you like: no real firm ideas yet
Birth Plans/Preferences: c section more than likely
Anything else you'd like to share: just moved to NJ from Maine, what a transition...
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