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Does anyone have a day that they don't want to give birth on?<br><br>
For me, it is May 8th - my and FIL's birthday....other than that I think any other day would be fine. I would love May 16th, my Great Great Grandma's birthday...but I am not sure I can hold out another 9 days....
 

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I'm just hoping I can make it til the end of next week so that I can have my preggo photo shoot w/DS and DP and have my belly cast done, after that I'm good to go, although my Mum's bday is the 11th so I should try and skip that <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Yesterday. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br>
The photographer for the birth had a final yesterday that she couldn't miss, and next Friday she has her senior project juries (she's a photography student) so she can't make it to the birth if it's Friday the 16th, either.<br>
DS has his kindergarten visit on Tuesday, I'm sweating that one a little bit. I would hate for him to miss it.
 

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Well, it was May 21, when DS birth caregiver planned to go to a concert in another state, but now the concert is postponed until the end of July! Yipee! Although I had found an alternate.<br><br>
Now it's 5/10 or 5/11 when Bathfitters will be here occupying my only functional bathroom for two and a half days! Trying to deal with a new baby and postpartum ick with a bunch of strange men clomping around? Yeah, no thank you!
 

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Well today...and then this Sunday....two very big days for my boys...dh was supposed to have M-F off next week and now he isn't even scheduled off this month! ....so yeah I'm holding out to the very end and praying they give him days off.
 

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Really, today wouldn't work so well.<br>
We have a concrete truck coming at 4pm and I would really REALLY like to help DH with it, it will make things a lot smoother if I can lend a hand. Maybe it'll put me into labor!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Anytime before tomorrow would be great because DH is helping my mom move and I really don't want him to go. It'll be a long stressful day for him, I won't have a car, AND he'll be 1hr 45min away. So I'd rather not have things start when he's so far away.<br><br>
Otherwise, I'm good to go! Any other time is fine by me! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I'd really rather that baby have his/her own birthday. So I'd prefer for the baby not to come on May 13th, or 25th. Other than that I just want to wait until the 13th to be cleared for my homebirth.<br><br>
I was thinking I'd rather have the baby wait till the 21st or later (another gemini!!! we have too many taurus') or even later so I can take some finals...... but with developing puppps I may reconsider the conversations bub and I have been having about waiting till later.
 

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May 8th too. DD1 has hair appt, dance recital rehersal, dress fitting for her dad's wedding, bridal shower for new stepmom, birthday/moms day dinner with inlaws, DDs recital that evening with alllll extended family. If I can make it through that day then I will be 37 weeks Sunday and baby can come whenever she is ready after that.
 

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For me it's the next two weeks. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> My due date is May 21st and anytime after that would be great! Yeah right huh? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"><br><br>
For one, my Mom is going to be out of town for the next week. I also have a couple of Freelance deadlines that I need to meet, the major one being on May 21st. We did hire a back-up for me just in case but she's never worked on this magazine before so it would just be easier for all of us if she waited to join us earthside.<br><br>
I was having light contractions about a week ago, which would have been perfect since my Mom was still in town and I was inbetween deadlines but they fizzled out. So now she has no choice but to stay in. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Here's to hoping!!
 

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May 8th is a no no! We have our annual midwife picnic and I want to NOT be having a baby and robbing the midwives of a day that they get some love in return for all they do! But the next day...Mother's Day...now that would be cool as heck to have my first BB girl on Mother's Day with my mom present...I've been hoping and praying...we'll see if the stars align...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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Today.
 

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Tomorrow after 8:00 a.m. until Monday at 7:00 a.m.!<br><br>
My doctor is on call at the hospital until 8 a.m. tomorrow and then legally she can't come back until Monday morning so if I am going to have this baby before my scheduled c-section time then I have about 17 hours!!!<br><br>
(Don't think that is going to happen though....)
 

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I said my entire pregnancy that I would do ANYTHING to not have Wyatt on April 16 which is FIL's bday. I knew he would be insufferable if the new grandson shared his bday.<br><br>
When my water broke and labor started on April 15 I was so relieved and thought for sure I could make this happen on April 15.<br><br>
Wyatt had other plans though and now he shares his bday with his granddad--nice for him but insufferable for us.
 

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As long as she dosent come on the 8th or 9th. 8th is MIL b-day and the 9th is my moms b-day. And I would prefer i wasnt in labor the day before or after those days either-lol. The 12th dosent work for me either. My mom is flying in that day.<br><br>
As if I have a choice right lol.
 

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Well for me my DD has a dance recital on the 15th, rehersal on the 14th. This is her first one so I REALLY want to be there. Then on the 19th she has her K-3 end of the year party which I would like to be at. Then there is the issue that my doc is afraid is the baby does not come soon she will be too big for me and will have to take her by c-section. Ugh, I am just waiting...
 

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I hope she doesnt decide to come on my b-day which is 5/15. (she's due the day after on 5/16). My b-day has always been a major trigger for my PTSD, and I think she needs her own special day. Although I have been thinking, and maybe having her born on my b-day would be a healing experience and make it a day to look forward to from then on.<br>
I'd like for her to born yesterday, today, now (you get the idea lol), but Im trying to be patient and let her decide. I think it would be wonderful if she was born on May 19th, which is my Grandmother's birthday. She passed away in her sleep at the age of 82 in 2002 and was the most important person in my life. She pretty much raised me from birth to age 5 and I would love to honor her on that day with another great-grand daugther that she could look down on and watch over.<br>
But like everyone has said; it's not like we have too much choice here, so I'll just wait and see.
 

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Well, all pregnancy, I've just prayed to make it to May. Even thought I might have this kid on May 1st, my hubby's bday. Nope. Now, although I would be OVER THE FREAKING MOON if he decided to come out ANY time now, it really would be pretty cool if he waited till his EDD or later... I can't believe I'm actually saying that! But, DD2's bday is May 15th and when I was pg with my son, we told her she wouldn't have the "last" bday anymore because he was due in mid-June. Then I went and developed severe pre-e and was induced at 35+5 and his bday is May 10th. SO, I'd rather not do the 10th or the 15th since those are already taken in this family and I'm sure DD2 would be really happy to have someone have their bday after hers (all our bdays--DH & I included--are in March/April/May and hers comes last of all).
 

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May 11, May 18, and May 23. I have those blacked out for both labor and birth. "Lost" is on those nights and while I do have a DVR, it's just not the same as watching it live. Especially the series finale. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 
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