I'm really not sure - I'd decided I'd try and get one on eBay and then my bloody midwife convinced OH it was a bad idea. She said that it can be more worrying than comforting if you can't find the heartbeat and, apparently, we have a massive blood vessel down our middle which most expectant Mums confuse with baby's heartbeat. Aaaargh! All these conflicting opinions drive me around the twist!
What do you think? Anyone know whether I should be able to hear it yet?
Lolly we went to gym today, otherwise just cooking a roast. Tired after last night taking care of my mum! lol! Wanted bed alot before all her friends and i was 15+ years younger than everyone else!!!! Yeah its totally natural to worry, just try and keep yourself busy this week to keep your mind off it, i'm sure it will be ok xxx do you get the 4D scans on the NHS in your area? My friends one was amazing but think southend are one of the first in our area to use it.
Ooh, I could eat a roast now! We're having chicken casserole later though so I'm sure that will do the job!
No 4D scan for us on the NHS, just the regular one unfortunately. I think we'll pay for a private 3 or 4D at around 30 weeks as friends have said the wait between the anomaly scan at 20 weeks and birth can be torturous.
I think I will get one if I get to 12 weeks and ask the mw to teach me how to use it and to id the blood vessel - I know they're trained in it but I'm an intelligent woman and am sure I'm more than capable!!! they say 16 weeks is a good point but a thread on pal has posts where ladies have found it sooner - as early as 8 or 9 weeks!!
I know what you mean HB, I'm sure it can't be that hard once you know where to listen! My MW said, in this area, they won't even use their doppler until my check at 23 weeks. That's a heck of a long wait to hear anything in my book. I'll probably give in and get one - I'm sure OH will be mesmorised once I've practised finding it and let him have a listen!
If i dont get a BFP this month i will be ordering softcups, although it will probably get stuck up there . Good luck kanga, i dont know why but i have a feeling you will be next . I've ordered a BBT and temp chart, hoping to get it by the end of the week and i cant try and figure out how to use it , does anyone know if taking vitamin c is good or not? i read somewhere it can make AF more likely or something ?
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