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I am still getting used to the idea. I can't believe it. Dh and I were going to wait until June to TTC, to try for another spring baby, but of course I thought it would take awhile to get pregnant again, like it did before. I got a positive OPK and we just went for it, only BDed one time.
So a couple nights ago I had a tiny bit of spotting but then AF didn't show up by the next morning, which never happens. I tested on an expired HPT and got this super faint line. Held my pee, tested again, another faint line. I had to sneak out to get some new FRERs that night. Tested the next morning and there was no doubt.
I rushed into my OB's that morning and got my blood tested for hcg and progesterone but I won't have results until Monday. I'm kind of nervous because my progesterone was low with my miscarriage (could that could have been b/c something was wrong with baby) and my hpts are lighter than the ones I had with Matthew at the same dpo. But I am trying to stay positive and hope for the best.
I went out and got Matthew a Big Brother shirt at Carter's and put Matthew in it yesterday evening when Dh came home to tell him the news.
Dh comes home and picks up Matthew and says, "Big brother. Your shirt says Big brother!" Then looks at me, "Why does his shirt say big brother?" So I smile and hand him the FRER and he says "You're pregnant? Nuh uh! Are you serious?" And I said yes. He smiled and gave me a hug and said something about he couldn't believe I was already pregnant. Then Matthew started fussing and Dh was all imitating Matthew "Oh no, I don't want a little brother or sister." Hahaha.
So I ask him a couple minutes later why he didn't "get" the shirt and he said "Oh I thought the shirt meant that HE was going to have a big brother." And I'm all "What???" And he said "You know the Big Brother/Big Sister organization? Like you get a big brother if you're a kid who doesn't have a father?" And I said "Yes, but um, Matthew has a father." And he said "Yeah, that's why I was confused."
Then he looks again and he's like "Wait, how could you get him the shirt, since we don't know the baby's gender?" Me: "Ummm, it doesn't matter whether the baby is a girl or a boy, Matthew will still be a big BROTHER." Dh: "Oh yeah, that's right."
Man, I think my Dh was totally flabbergasted! Hah! I totally shocked him! Hehe.
I sent a picture of Matthew wearing his shirt to both grandparnets and had them open the email while I talked on the phone. My MIL was really happy and said she was wondering when I'd be saying I was pregnant again. My mom was totally caught off guard, I had even said I was getting my period the other day (thought I was) so she was really excited and shocked too.
Here's some pics:
Matthew chillin with mommy's pregnancy test:
More of Matthew in his shirt:
Our attempt at a family photo (we took one of me and Dh the day I found out I was preggy with Matthew) totally didn't work as Matthew freaked out and started crying for some reason b/c he didn't want to be held by us on the couch. So this is what we have!
Oh and I forgot to say: Baby is due Feb. 5! If baby comes a bit early like Matthew did then I could have a January baby! If this baby sticks then this is probably my last pregnancy since Dh is fairly adament about having only 2, so I am going to try and savor everything!
LOL I am so excited for you but you need to stop copying me - just kidding
I love Matthews shirt and I LOVE DH's reaction. Now you need to promise and be a good girl and update a lot because I'll checking in on you and praying hard for that little bean. Happens a lot easier the second time huh? LOL!