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With my last pregnancy they were some of the first to find out (before 6 weeks). I complete my 10th week on Wednesday and I have not told them yet. I have told several people and some friends, but this is a group if I tell one I won't get to tell the others -KWIM? We usually meet up on Halloween for trick or treating so I was going to tell then - I will be starting my 12th week by then! We used to all be really close then kids and careers and we don't talk as much as we used to.
 

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I'd just wait until then and tell them all together. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> Sounds like a plan to me!!
 

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I told a few people, but we only told my mother-in-law and my dad last week. I guess I'm superstitious - I am terrified of ending up having to tell people that there won't be a baby after all, if something happens. There's a good friend of mine from college who doesn't know, but other people (like my boss) who I'm not nearly as close to who do know.<br>
I have a coworker who used to be a friend - not so much anymore - who <i>hates</i> children. I mean HATES. It's mostly his wife, who's been a really bad influence on him (IMHO). They complain that there are babies/kids in restaurants and that their dinner is "ruined" because of the mere presence of children. I asked him today if he was going to hand out candy on Hallowe'en and he said "NOpe, we're all out of razor blades," which made me wince. He doesn't know I'm pregnant, mostly because I'm sure he'll say something about me ruining my life and I'll whack him over the head with his laptop. I realized today, though, that at 10.5 weeks, I"m starting to kind of look pregnant. I'd rather tell him than have him figure it out, I guess. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blahblah.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blah blah"><br>
So yes, there are people who don't know, and I feel weird about telling them but I can't imagine broaching the subject. "How, how are you, I'm pregnant!" just seems awkward!
 

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I'm sure they will understand- you just are not as close as you used to be. I think telling them all together on Halloween will be fun!
 

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Yeah, I'm sure it'll be fine. Halloween sounds like a good time. I don't have this problem cuz I'm a huge blabbermouth. I tell everybody as soon as I find out!
 

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I have a similar problem - I've only told a few people, but most of them aren't the important ones in my life. I've just shared because they're in a need-to-know situation with me and I decided it would be ok to share. For the more important ones I realize that I'm waiting for Dr. confirmation, but also for a nice event-type situation. I'm waiting until Thanksgiving to share with family and close childhood friends because that's when I'll see them (I live in CA, they live in NY) and I think that will be more special.<br>
So I think you have a good plan - you can just tell them that you wanted to share in person and all together if anyone acts hurt. Good luck! And have fun!!!!!!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 
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