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March 6th, 2014, 10:17 AM
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Anyone have names picked already? Are you and DH on the same page?

I am about 95% sure this baby is a boy (because of BD timing and heartrate so far). I have a boy name picked out, but when I mentioned it a while back DH wasn't on board because he has a coworker with that name. I am hopeful that I can work on him because he has no other suggestions and I really do like the name and not many others.

If this baby turns out to be a girl (and I would be shocked) there are a few names I like and I feel like we will have issues as well. We couldnt agree on girl names with my first pregnancy and decided to delay discussing girl names until/unless we found out we were having a girl. We agreed on my DS name easily, to my surprise.
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March 6th, 2014, 10:23 AM
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we always wait till we see our baby and then decide

we never give any real clues to the names we are thinking - less disapointment from everyone if they dont like our name-

our kid our name if you dont like it p*ss off lolol
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March 6th, 2014, 11:18 AM
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Yes! We have a girl name and boy name. I really like the girl name however I don't like the boy name as much but since I can't come up with any other boy names that I like, I am kind of accepting it lol. Problem is that we want a name that sounds good both in French and in English (most of our families are francophone and our kids will attend school in French) but all the boy names I like don't sound good in French at all.

On the bright side, I am like 99% sure this will be a girl and would be really surprised if it's a boy.

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March 6th, 2014, 11:47 AM
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We are not on the same page. I think we should have 2 short lists for a boy and a girl to pick from when the baby is here. He says we should just decide when the baby is born. He is also worst at committing to a decision.

He also doesn't like any of my favourite names. So my plan is to have 2 short lists and on the day of the birth we will have to pick from them. Unless, he decides he wants to participate in the short list creation beforehand.

I won't be telling anyone the names like Fludderbye, that way I don't get to hear negative opinions on the future name of my child.

I do know that I will be doing the following:
1. Checking trend lists to avoid trendy names. Unfortunately, my boy name of Jack (grandpa's name) is trending.
2. Will not make up a fake name.
3. Will use proper spelling. (Will not add in random y's into the name, it's pronounced son no sin ie syn)

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March 6th, 2014, 11:49 AM
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I have no names in mind & feel like I have so much more to do/hurdles to jump before that point. My youngest didnt get named until he was a day & a half old!
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March 6th, 2014, 12:21 PM
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Samantha Grace is the name we picked.

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March 6th, 2014, 02:46 PM
ashleyjo's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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If we have a girl, her name is set.. If it's a boy, no clue.. He will probably not get a name..
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March 6th, 2014, 05:09 PM
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We are naming him Connor Riley
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March 6th, 2014, 05:44 PM
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I really like the name Nolan Lucas for a boy. Not sure if DH and I are on the same page or not because I haven't told him. He won't talk about names yet. He's still quite nervous, I think. I've accepted the pregnancy but I think he still lives in "it may not work out still" so he doesn't really want to talk about it just yet.

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March 6th, 2014, 06:14 PM
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My DF is in the same thought bracket as oneandonecoming's hubby. He's still nervous so he doesn't want to talk about names yet, so I have no idea if we are on the same page. My favorite boys name I had shared with him a year or so ago he hated, so I have a little feeling that we may take awhile to come to an agreement.
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March 6th, 2014, 06:36 PM
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We have names picked out. If it's a girl she will be named after my Grandma. Boy name has been harder but I think we finally settled on one
1/19/14 -
1/21/14 - had 1st ultrasound (no bean yet) to try and date pregnancy. HCG tests ordered. First one was 217
1/23/14 - beta 518
1/25/14 - beta 1232
1/27/14 - beta 2755
1/31/14 - ultrasound showing gestational sac and yolk sac
2/11/14 - ultrasound showing baby and heart rate at 140 bpm
2/28/14 - first appointment to take history
3/20/14 - NT scan and doctor appointment
4/15/14 - 16 week appointment heart rate 156 bpm
5/16/14 - anatomy scan - it's a
BOY!! Heart rate 146 bpm
6/11/14 - doctors appointment. Everything looks great! Measuring right on track. Baby hb 147 bpm

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1/4/16 - First appointment to go over history and have lab work done
1/24/16 - Heard HB for first time on doppler... rate was 150 BPM
2/1/16 - Doctor appointment - heart rate 164 bpm
2/3/16 - NT scan scheduled - everything looked good! HR 171 bpm

3/1/16 - 16 week appointment - everything looked great!
3/23/16 - Anatomy scan - It's a GIRL - everything measuring perfectly HR 145 bpm

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March 6th, 2014, 07:20 PM
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We both agree on the first name for a girl (haven't really discussed middle names yet), and we've tossed around some ideas for boy names that we both like. I feel pretty sure this is a girl, so I haven't focused too much on boy names, especially since the girl name we picked we absolutely love. So, it'll be hard if it ends up being a boy, since we won't get to use our girl name - we're only planning to have one kid.

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March 6th, 2014, 08:27 PM
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We have a boy's name picked out....If it is a girl the middle name will be named after my grandmother. The first name I have loved since I was a little girl is trending now that literary and Victorians names have made a comeback- - which is a bummer! SO I am not sure if I will pick my fav first name for a girl and risk her being 1 of 3 in her classroom. I will pick a name that is traditional, strong, and spelled correctly.
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March 7th, 2014, 09:13 AM
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We have no name if baby is a girl. Every time I suggest a name, he usually makes a comment like, "that's an f*****g stupid name." Nice, huh? haha He's not one to beat around the bush.

If it's a boy, we have a name in mind that we almost named our son. We'll see, though. I might find a name I like better like I did last time.
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March 7th, 2014, 11:45 AM
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Even though we weren't trying for a baby and didn't have any plans for kids in the immediate future, we actually hammered out our baby names about 8 months ago - I think it came up at dinner one night shortly after our wedding and we both just kept thinking about it and tossing names back and forth for a month or so, LOL.
We have one ready for each gender, but I have no plans on telling anyone what they are because I don't want criticism. They're a bit unorthodox (definitely not in any top 100 lists) and I wouldn't have it any other way, but I'm afraid our relatives will try to talk us down to boring names if they find out.
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March 7th, 2014, 04:10 PM
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I feel sad that so many women in this group feel they would fall under criticism for a baby name! I personally feel that whatever you name your child will be special and hold significant meaning to you and your partner - even if it is not my taste or someone else's. I hope that when we do all begin to reveal baby names in the days/ weeks/ months to come everyone here will be supportive and not hypercritical of one another!
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March 7th, 2014, 07:22 PM
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Hubby told me at lunch today that he has picked out names:

Finnita for a girl
Quittin for a boy
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March 9th, 2014, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by HalfDozen View Post
Hubby told me at lunch today that he has picked out names:

Finnita for a girl
Quitting for a boy
LMAO at this. Hubby is looking at me like I'm crazy.
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March 10th, 2014, 04:56 AM
Danielle80's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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We have names picked out. We have had the boy name for a long time and the girl name since before we became pregnant. I am praying we don't have to use to boy name and only the girl name. I like both but I really want a girl
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March 10th, 2014, 10:29 AM
nina9809's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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We had such a hard time choosing a name that we both agreed on for our son - I think it is going to be just as hard this time around - especially if we have another boy! My husband hated ALL my favourite names. Grrr..... we haven't talked about girls names yet..... but I know he won't like my chosen names because they are different and he doesn't like different. Not looking forward to it!

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