Forum Rules


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Feb 1st, 2011, 19:41 PM   1
Vanilla Spice
Pregnant (Expecting)
Active BnB Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 146

Keeping "Mum"


Hey Guys!

We are not trying until September but already half our friends are guessing that we may be trying soon for a baby.

I desperately want to keep it all a secret mainly because I don't want the extra pressure plus I really like the idea of surprising everyone once we (hopefully) are expecting.

Is everyone else trying to keep the fact that you are trying a secret and if so how are you managing it?

Thanks!



Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 1st, 2011, 20:57 PM   2
Sherileigh
Other
BnB Addict
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 4,789
I'm not trying to announce it...but it's not a secret I guess. We have a 19 month old baby and we just got married...lol, it's not hard to figure it out! haha. Hubby and I were going to go away last weekend (couldn't as we got snowed in) and 2 people said 'are you guys baby making?' lol. We're not yet, but obviously people are waiting!



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 1st, 2011, 20:58 PM   3
daisybby03
Mum (Mom)
Chat Happy BnB Member
 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Virginia, USA
Posts: 1,340
I cant keep a secret! Everybody knows my hubby and I want another baby..when..that's the secret I guess. I am hoping when we do get pregnant we will wait to tell people so we can surprise them in some way..but they all know we are thinking about adding to the family soon.



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 05:01 AM   4
BlaireUK
Mum (Mom)
BnB Elite
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 10,654
We get lots of comments about when we plan to start trying too. It's so annoying. We got married last summer and everyone just expects us to be pregnant or at least trying.

We've said since the wedding whenever anyone asks that we plan to just enjoy our first year of marriage before thinking about children. The problem is that our anniversary is fast approaching and I have no idea how i'll answer the question from then. We plan to start trying very soon but I really don't want anyone to know we're officially trying - it just feels too personal to share that information.



Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 05:12 AM   5
Twag
Mum (Mom)
BnB Spammer Elite
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Hampshire, UK
Posts: 20,786
People have asking since we got married in October and although originally we had decided to start TTC on our honeymoon OH changed his mind and we had told our close friends so now having to tell them not until after completed exams!
But other people as soon as they find out you a newly married expect you to start trying for a baby!

I don't want to tell anyone about our BFP until after our 12 week scan (other than our parents) just in case something goes wrong etc plus it will be something that only we will know and will be special and I don't want to share it straight away



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 06:25 AM   6
wtt :)
Mum (Mom)
BnB Addict
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Austria
Posts: 7,734
everyone pretty much knows we want a baby - have been married for almost 6 years



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 07:20 AM   7
buttons1
Mum (Mom)
BnB Addict
 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 6,259
I like to keep it a secret too I think it's nice to have it just between you and OH and it does make it all less stressful as people won't keep asking if you are pregnant yet. To be honest though I don't think anything will stop people, I think a lot of people enjoy askign when you are going to be having babies. When we got married people started asking straight away when we would be trying and then even the day after having my DD people were asking when we were having the next one. You really can't win



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 07:31 AM   8
MummytoSummer
Mum (Mom)
Inactive
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Gloucestershire, uk
Posts: 2,785
Yeah we'll be trying for number 2 in May and although it's no secret we want another baby, I don't think anyone is expecting us to try quite so soon, I think they're expecting it a bit later in the year. I won't be telling anybody our plans and we willkeep it a secret until I'm at least 3 months gone again!

X



Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 09:02 AM   9
fabz
Waiting To Try (WTT)
Active BnB Member
 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: W Mids
Posts: 58
When me and OH do start TTC, i personally wouldnt want anyone to know, but whether he would want to tell his parents or not i dont know.

and when we get a BFP after TTC (fingers crossed!) i would like to keep it between us for a few weeks, then tell the folks, then after the all clear starting spreading the news!! that way we would have a few weeks of having our own little secret and being in our own little bubble of lol

whether it works out like that or not.....lol life always has a way of throwing everything up in the air for us!!!



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 2nd, 2011, 09:34 AM   10
Star7890
Mum (Mom)
BnB Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Germany
Posts: 3,735
A few friends and my SILS have kind of guessed.. so I didn't correct them when they mentioned it.. I just told them 'probably in the next year or so' But when we do start trying Im not going to mention it to a soul until I hear that little heartbeat on the scan



Status: Offline
 
Reply



Bookmarks

Tags
keeping , mum

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



SEO by vBSEO