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for those of you on your second or more pregnancy...how many of you found that if the pregnancy was totally totally different, that it had anything to do with the baby's gender....??? my pregnancy with ds was awesome!! loved it (till the end when i got PUPPS....) felt good, was able to eat well...carried across my whole tummy and was BIG!! with this one, i had morning sickness, some depression, still have some gagging and eating right is a huge effort...i dont have much appetite still...and i am carrying sooooo differently..just right out front...a little tiny round bump...<br>
everyone says this MUST be a girl....but i am just wondering what other people's experiences have been with pregnancies that feel so very very different....tia!!
 

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this is my third go round.... While I've had very easy pgs both times in terms of complications such as m/s etc, I did carry differently in my last two and I did notice a lot of difference between the activity level of the babies (this carried on after they were born)<br>
But I also had my babies at different times of the year (one summer, the next winter) so I'm sure that affected my activity level when heavily pg and my swelling (I swelled like MAD with my dd)<br>
This time the pg is more like the one I had with my dd but all bets are off regarding the gender. Too too often I've heard the stories about baby girls that were carried in one shape and baby boys that were another that have turned out to be utter hogwash.<br>
And dh's cousin has three girls, the third pg was RADICALLY different from the first two but they were all girls. To the point that they didn't even HAVE a girls name for three days.<br><br>
good luck!
 

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Well, I carry mine the same no matter what the sex (out in front and very low). But my first pg - my only girl - was much different than this one and the last one. I felt SO healthy, wasn't sick, and although I did get tired I worked full time up until birth and don't remember feeling utterly exhausted. With my boys, I was terribly sick the whole first trimester and much more fatigued...of course, after the first I was also a full time mom and that in itself is exhausting, especially being a pg mom of two!! And I was more fit and healthier in general going into my first pg than I have for the last two. So not sure I can really compare them on equal ground (except maybe the MS thing...that is a huge difference).
 

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I think the biggest difference between this pg and my dd's is that the morning sickness was a lot more bearable. With her, I had to quit work when things hadn't gotten better by 16 weeks. This time, I only had a few days where I had to simply lie down the whole day. I felt icky, but I could function. Now that the m/s has passed, this pg seems the same as with my dd. At 24 weeks, I'm only just now starting to show and I showed late with my dd too. I'm hoping my 3rd trimester will go just as smoothly as my dd's did. We don't know the gender, btw!
 

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this pg is SO opposite of my first DS. i was tired, sick and gagging a lot. I was HUGE and so uncomfortable very early.<br>
this time, another boy from the u/s and i have only gained 5 pounds, not tired, no m/s not even really showing yet.<br><br>
so different, yet 2 boys <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> dh thinks it's because I have been nursing ds and this masks all symptoms. i've heard this from several nursing moms.
 

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All 4 of my pregnancies have been different. With dd1 I has m/s from day one until the day she was born. I got HUGE - don't know how I managed to gain 60 pounds when I was throwing up so much.<br><br>
Dd2, I had m/s pretty bad in the morning but not near as bad as with dd1. I carried different, just in front and very high with #2, all over with #1<br><br>
Dd3, much less m/s , carried up front but low<br><br>
this baby, much less m/s and I'm carrying low but towards the back. My placenta is attached in the front so baby is more towards the back.<br><br>
I'm not sure what I'm having this time so I don't know how gender will play into this one...
 

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I'm having what I call a precocious pregnancy. :LOL All the symptoms I didn't get until the third trimester w/dd, I have already with this baby. Heartburn, insomnia, horrid pubic bone pain, etc. Some of that is probably just subsequent baby stuff, and some of it is just depressing.<br><br>
My other pregnancy differences are due to vomiting. I had normal morning sickness with dd that had completely faded by 15 wks. I'm currently having an HG pregnancy and I still throw up every night. :sigh. Which is probably why I still haven't gained any weight, while at this pt w/dd I think I had already gained like 15-20 lbs out of the 60 lbs that I gained total.<br><br>
I also don't know what we are having (hopefully a baby, :LOL ), but dh had the first new baby dream last night and it was a BOY! I honestly have no real feelings one way or the other right now, but either would be great!
 

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Well for me the gender thing has been true. My pregnancy with my son and daughter were very different. This pregnancy has been exactly like my daughter's and its a girl. Even the morning sickness ended at exactly 16 weeks with both of the girl ones. But my mom has two totally different pregnancies and we are both girls.
 

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This is my third pregnancy and they have all been different.<br>
This one has been very different, it is the first time I had morning sickness.<br>
I carried both my girls in different spots, one low one high
 
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