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<p>I'm 37 weeks and I don't feel like nesting. With my other babies, I got the rush of energy and was so excited to get things done. This time, nada.  I mean, I finally washed the clothes (still have baby blankets and diapers to do), but I totally didn't care about it.  I usually feel a sense of satisfaction at seeing things all neat and cute and put away, but I don't this time.  In fact, I need to finalize the birth tub rental and I still haven't done that!  </p>
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<p>This is just weird and annoying to me. I'm not depressed at all. I'm thrilled for the baby to come. I just don't have any energy and don't feel like getting things done.  </p>
 

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<p>I feel the same. I keep reading about others doing deep cleaning, and though I would love to have that clean a house, I just don't care  LOL. I do have all the baby stuff done (I think). Maybe that's what happens after multiple children???</p>
 

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<p>Not sure. Mine comes really early, around 32 weeks, and then by the time I hit the later 30-weeks I have forgotten that I already had it and keep waiting for it to kick in again. haha. I know that I really need to clean the bathroom because its the last thing I really have left to do before baby comes in about 2 weeks but I can't motivate myself to do it. Hopefully I will have at least one hour of nesting instinct kick in before the baby comes so I can get it done.</p>
 

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<p>Mine is starting, but that doesn't help - I get caught up in the most insane details, and nothing USEFUL happens.</p>
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<p>Like, the bathroom needs cleaning, but I'm OBSESSED with keeping the kid's room picture perfect. </p>
 

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<p>me too twinkle fae- my dining room floor NEEDS to be mopped, but instead i spent the day reorganizing the kitchen. </p>
 

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<p>I am doing things because they need to be done but I don't feel a drive to do them nor do I really have the energy lol.  I still think I am more of a napper than a nester.  Napping is good preparation too right?</p>
 
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<p>nintendork--- a nap sounds like a great idea for preparation to me! <img alt="thumb.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif"></p>
 

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<p>I got a whirlwind of energy today.  It's making me nervous a little bit because I cleaned like a mad woman 2 days before I went into labor with DD.  I'm not quite 35 weeks yet, so this is too early.  But, this morning I spent time in the kitchen doing a triple batch of twice baked potatoes (some for tonight, two batches for the freezer).  I dusted when DD went down for her nap...not just feather dusting which is my usual and preferred method, but dusted with a rag and picked things up and put them back down.  Then tonight while I was preparing dinner I got the sudden urge to wipe down the refrigerator shelves...then I decided I needed to mop the floor.  I'm finally feeling tired, though, and I'm hoping for a good night's sleep tonight.</p>
 

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<p>Im cleaning, not because I particularly care but because Im anal about cleanliness and its time for a deep clean anyway. Id be doing the same cleaning things whether I was pregnant or not, but if I wasn't I would actually have the energy to complete them! Poor DH has to pick up the slack.</p>
 

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<p>So far my nesting energy in this pregnancy and my last went into baking. Currently I have cupcakes cooling, I made pumpkin bread yesterday (one loaf to eat now, one for during labor/immediately post partum) and I made an extra 16 choc chip pancakes for the freezer. Four bags of four, for anytime during labor and afterwards. I actually had to stop myself from using the entire box of pancake mix!! I still think it would've been convenient, I wouldn't have to actually make pancakes for awhile, just pull some out of the freezer and pop them in the toaster, but we really don't have the freezer space.</p>
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<p>I've been waiting for the burst of cleaning energy through three pregnancies now. So far its not happened. Well, I guess there has been a day here and there where I clean a lot, but never any of the deep cleaning. To be clear though, I do keep my house clean, just because otherwise I can't stand it!</p>
 

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<p>Hasn't hit me either yet, but I'm only 34 weeks 2 days. Don't know if it ever will. My house is a complete disaster, and yes it's driving me crazy, but I haven't had any energy to clean it. Still working 40 hours a week and I have a 4 year old and a two year old. I am completely exhausted by the time I get home. Bed is so much better than cleaning!</p>
 

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<p>Baggy Bear, it sounds like you have your hands full! Although I do envy that you are still working. I had to go on maternity leave early - at 32 weeks - because of scheduling dilemma's at the restaurant I work at so I am just about bored to death.</p>
 

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<p>I am not getting a huge rush of energy yet. I am tired and I have three children who I homeschool and I have lots of animals i take care of and some days it is all I can do to go t the gym. LOL But my house is clean and I made a to-do list that I am methodically checking off (one for DH too) and that is good enough for me!</p>
 

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<p>Glad I'm not the only one lol.  I'm really bothered and want to do alllllll this stuff, but haven't done anything but organize the girls' closet.  Instead, I sit and crochet the baby's crib bedding.  Ah well, it's bound to hit sooner or later lol.</p>
 

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<p>spatula- Im glad Im not the only one with a to do list Im slowing chipping away at.. I keep looking at it, looking at the calander and wondering where Im going to get the energy to get it done before the baby though. I haven't done anything today even though I have a ton Im "suppose" to be doing and I only have 2 children and neither are school age. I worry what Im going to do when (if) we are blessed with another and I need to throw homeschool into the mix as well.</p>
 

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<p>I think I found our lost nesting instinct...my husband has it! Is anyone else's husband/partner nesting? After church I requested going to Target just to walk around and he insisted that we buy 4x72 packs of toilet paper and 40 cans of soup that were on sale; now he's giving up watching football to vacuum the basement and wash all the *doors* in our house. It's kind of funny and cute. He totally didn't do this last time. Me, on the other hand, am content to sit around and munch and do some laundry.</p>
 

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<p>Yes!  the husbandit has been working so hard to get everything ready!  I am so impressed and exhausted by him these days lol</p>
 

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<p>Me too - my husband works 13 hour shift, two days on and two days off, and has been doing ALL the housework, even the stuff he can't usually bear.  What a sweetie!</p>
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<p>I'm still nesting in fits and starts, and decluttering like a demon!</p>
 

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<p>I have no energy.  I barely manage to get the laundry put away.  My hands are swollen and tingly so doing most anything hurts.  I just make sure everyone is fed and dressed, that has been about it.</p>
 

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<p>I keep asking the same question. I  had a good nesting spell for a while.  It was incredible.  The closer I get to my actual due date (I am 39 weeks today) the less I have any interest in doing anything.  It sucks.</p>
 
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