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It's February! Check in! :)

Name:

How pregnant are you now?

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?)

What about your belly button? How's it doing?

What's your favorite breakfast right now?

How's your libido doing? Wink

What have you bought for baby so far?

Do you have a name picked out?

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby?

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!?

Joined: 11/01/11
Posts: 143

Name: Daisha

How pregnant are you now? Pretty pregnant, but I know I will be getting bigger. Everyone can definitely tell.

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) No

What about your belly button? How's it doing? It seems to be getting bigger????

What's your favorite breakfast right now? I'm still not loving breakfast. It's been eggs, toast, or oatmeal or a combo of those items.

How's your libido doing? It's about the same as it was pre-pregnancy.

What have you bought for baby so far? Only the cutest-ever little elephant hat.

Do you have a name picked out? Yes we do, it's a secret still.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? It's my first, so generally I have to just remember that most everything that is happening is normal- even though I feel like an alien has taken over my body.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? Excited and nervous!!!

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Joined: 01/07/08
Posts: 166

]Name: Brooke

How pregnant are you now? 20 weeks exactly today Smile

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) nope. But my zebra stripes from the last two pregnancies are getting more stretched by the day. Lol

What about your belly button? How's it doing? Getting wider. I really want it to "pop" but doubt it will

What's your favorite breakfast right now? orange juice. I can't eat in the morning or it comes right back up

How's your libido doing? Wink getting better. I'm so tired chasing a 2 and 4 year old. Sleep is the only bed room activity I participate in

What have you bought for baby so far? a swing, because I got rid of mine ( thinking I was done with 2 kids) I got a brand new one that the ladies baby didn't like for $50

Do you have a name picked out? I have a list, but this coming up with one for each gender thing is tough

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I'm worried about my energy level with the other two. My 2 year old is a HANDFUL and wants to be carried a lot but is 35 pounds and it's getting tough.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? It's overwhelming, exciting, terrifying and crazy.. Time is going quick this time. I'm nervous to have three. Excited to see my kids with the new baby. I'm ready to keep food down again, and to sleep confortably even if for short periods. Eek I can't believe I'm already half way done!!

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Joined: 08/07/09
Posts: 3368

Name: Mara

How pregnant are you now? 22 weeks... and probably the only way I could hide it is if I was wearing a big sweatshirt AND sitting down. Smile

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) No, I never got one before either.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? I just noticed the other day that when I'm sitting down, the inside is popping out! With my last pregnancy it sort of flattened out, but so that it didn't have any depth, but was still an innie, with the top of the belly button kind of coming down over toward the bottom (does that make sense?). But NOW, it's like it's fully popping OUT- the inside is coming out!

What's your favorite breakfast right now? For as much as I've been loving cereal this pregnancy, I don't eat it for breakfast that much. I love eggs florentine, and would probably eat it every day if someone made it for me. But most days I end up with some combination of eggs, toast and cheese (sometimes a sandwich, sometimes scrambled with cheesy toast on the side). I have also been having sauteed cherry tomatoes from my garden. Yum!

How's your libido doing? All but gone. Although I keep having sex dreams. So apparently, orgasms in my sleep are good, but, actually doing it... not so much.

What have you bought for baby so far? Well, we bought what will eventually be the baby's car seat. It's in the States waiting for us to arrive. And we bought a change pad. And I let a friend here know that when she moves (in June) I want to buy her custom made change station (it's not the kind of thing you can buy in the baby store here, so, seeing as she had a fairly safe one made- I want it!). My MIL bought the baby an outfit, and while it is green and yellow, the pants have flowers on them, so fairly girly. Not sure if she just didn't notice that detail, or if she's really hoping for another girl. Smile

Do you have a name picked out? Not at all! We were just talking about it again last night. We don't agree on anything right now, but, we also basically don't even have any ideas. Except, if it's a boy, the middle name will be Piet, after my DH's grandfather.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? DD was breech, and I ended up having to have an external version with her. It all went well, and she was born naturally without any complications a week or two later... but it's always in the back of my mind that this baby COULD be breech again (I'm waiting to see if it was bad luck with her, or if it repeats, and there could be a reason having to do with me as to why it's happening!).

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I'm very excited. I look forward to birth more and more all the time. I just can't wait to do it again. And a bunch of my friends are having babies, so I'm seeing all these newborns on facebook, and I just CAN'T WAIT to have my own to snuggle again! Smile

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Joined: 08/08/11
Posts: 125

Name: Jen

How pregnant are you now? 22 weeks

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Yes, I had it with DS too, it never totally went away... although it was so so light, only I could see it unless I pointed it out. Now its getting darker.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? I have it pierced.... it's still in. Ill take it out when it gets irritated, then have it stretched shortly after delivery. Did the same with DS

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Everything bagel with light cream cheese or a homemade egg sandwhich

How's your libido doing? It's been great since I hit about 16 weeks.

What have you bought for baby so far? DD picked out a few outfits, otherwise I have NOTHING!! DS is going to be 5, I got rid of all of his baby stuff years ago. I was single! Didnt think to save it!

Do you have a name picked out? Gavin Alan
Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I have been taking the safest antideppresant possible, very low dose, I am trying to ween off. Took lexapro my whole pregnancy with DS, he wasnt affected. But I think I can do it!

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? Good, getting more "real" DH is finally more in tune with whats going on and we are leaving for our babymoon Feb 2! My Bday!

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Joined: 07/08/08
Posts: 900

Name: Jaime

How pregnant are you now? 21 weeks today (sorta, it's still Tuesday for 1 more hour here!)

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Yes I am... it's not dark yet but it's getting pretty hairy. I don't think I got it with DD.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? I have a super deep belly button so I doubt it will ever become an outtie but it's definitely getting less deep!

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Usually we just have cereal.

How's your libido doing? WinkHit and miss. Poor DH doesn't know what to think.

What have you bought for baby so far? 1 outfit, and technically my MIL bought it. OH wait I did buy an infant to toddler rocker... DD likes to sit in it.

Do you have a name picked out? Lucas Graham

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? Yes. I'm worried about getting pre-e again. I'm going to start monitoring my blood pressure soon.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I wish it was time... it actually seems to be crawling for me... I just want my baby boy!

Joined: 07/27/06
Posts: 722

Name: Amy

How pregnant are you now? 20 weeks and a day (or 21 weeks and a day if you go by ultrasound)

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) no

What about your belly button? How's it doing? still doing good...for a little longer

What's your favorite breakfast right now? yogurt and fruit

How's your libido doing? not so good

What have you bought for baby so far? bought some new clothes on ebay that were a good deal and I decided on the play yard/napper it should be here soon!

Do you have a name picked out? not yet...we have a short list that will probably come to the hospital with us

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? pregnancy induced cholistasis. I got it with my last 2 pregnancies...really bad with Ella (2 pg ago) and its very dangerous to baby...it can cause stillbirth

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? happy...now..I start counting down milestones...24 weeks until viable, 28 weeks until prognosis becomes somewhat good...and every week after that is just better and better for baby!

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Joined: 11/19/07
Posts: 1628

Name: Rebecca

How pregnant are you now? 22 weeks

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) I had a minor one before, not yet with this one.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? It's starting to get smaller, with DD it just went flat and it's looking like that again.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Oatmeal

How's your libido doing? Nada

What have you bought for baby so far? Clothes and on the verge of getting the travel system soon.

Do you have a name picked out? NO!! This kid will be nameless - we can't decide on anything.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? Really just how DD will adjust.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I'm excited, I LOVE pregnancy but I really adore the infant stage just as much.

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Joined: 08/21/02
Posts: 1984

Name: Audra

How pregnant are you now? 20 weeks and some change

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Not yet-- I typically get it around 7 months

What about your belly button? How's it doing? It is nearly flat now-- and will likely pop soon. It sticks out something fierce the last few months....

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Usually oatmeal-- and then I keep eating every few hours until lunchtime....

How's your libido doing? Amazing. It was like this with my other ds, too. I can't get enough. Smile

What have you bought for baby so far? Nothing....I kept all of ds's clothes and since this is baby #5, we don't need much.

Do you have a name picked out? Haven't discussed it at all (our last baby went a week without a name....)

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? Nope. I'm feeling good.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? Time goes so quickly, I feel like our spring will be so busy and fly by.

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Joined: 05/10/06
Posts: 460

Name: Lexi

How pregnant are you now? 21 weeks and 1 day according to my u/s at 8 weeks, though baby measured a little smaller at my 20 week u/s.

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) I have only had it right at the end of my last pregnancy, and I haven't seen it yet this time.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? It sticks out farther than my belly, but it's not a traditional preggo "outtie". I think my previous belly piercing scar holds it in.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Doughnuts and diet pepsi!

How's your libido doing? It's picking up, but still not where DH would like it to be.

What have you bought for baby so far? New carseat, crib, a "nap nanny", and a couple outfits.

Do you have a name picked out? Not yet. We both have agreed we like Sawyer, but I'd really love Henry or Louis... DH doesn't like them as much. I also like Landon.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I'm just a tiny bit concerned that baby was measuring a few days small for the Dr.'s June 15th due date, but I know June 12th is my real date... I think the nurse wrote it down wrong in the charts at my first u/s. So that would be almost a week behind. DS1 was always a little small, so I'm not terribly concerned... its just sitting at the back of my mind.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I feel like things are going SO fast. By the time I'm done with this semester, I'll by full term. CRAZY!

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Joined: 09/29/11
Posts: 196

Name: Sarah
How pregnant are you now? 20weeks 5days

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) No and didnt have one with my first

What about your belly button? How's it doing? no much going on but a little fuzzy

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Special K fruit & yogurt

How's your libido doing? no libido due to 2 family members living with me

What have you bought for baby so far? New walkers and some clothes

Do you have a name picked out? Gavin

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I am worried I will not be able to work up to my due date

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? excited and nervous to see how my son takes it

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Joined: 11/08/11
Posts: 434

[INDENT]Name: Amanda

How pregnant are you now?
21 weeks 4 days

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?)
[SIZE=2]oh yes...very noticeable

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What about your belly button? How's it doing?
starting to stick out...i predict a month from now i'll have an outtie

What's your favorite breakfast right now?
French toast sticks with an assorted fruit cup every morning now

How's your libido doing? Wink
hmm can you say forbidden territory. since my last scare my ob forbid me on havig fun which stinks cuz my libidos been higher lately. but honestly the last time scared me so, i would rather wait and just make dh happy till it's safe again.

What have you bought for baby so far?
outfits, travel set, pack n play and cute binkies...bought a onsie today so cute it says "recently evicted" and has an arrow pointing up. lol.

Do you have a name picked out?
Jayden Ray Wolfgang-Shrout....i don't care if my moms side hates this, i am set on this name.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby?
just the low lying placenta concern....having sex could put me in preterm labor. my last scare was a rude awakening being told if i gave birth before 23 weeks they would not and could not do cpr on my baby. so i will play it safe from here on out! other than that no other worries here!

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!?

can i just say i want it to be june already. here it is only feb and i am already looking forward to being a mommy. am so glad to made it past the half way mark and hope the rest of the time flys by![/INDENT]

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Joined: 09/17/07
Posts: 1796

Name: Lillie

How pregnant are you now?
21 weeks 3 days

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?)

no and not much of one

What about your belly button? How's it doing?

It's weird because they cut through it for my kidney donation. One side presses down and the other side doesn't. The scar is funny looking and itchy.

What's your favorite breakfast right now?
double ham croisssandwich from Burger King or a whole wheat bagel with almond butter

How's your libido doing? Wink
yuckers

What have you bought for baby so far?
A lot. We just need clothes. I've even got his room stuff bought (turtles!!! so cute) My favorite so far is my new stroller followed closely by my new boppy pillow. Nobetterdeal.com is my favorite website after craigslist. I lent out most of my baby stuff and am not expecting to get most of it back but if they return it we'll have two of quite a bit. I have shopping issues. Wink

Do you have a name picked out?
No. We're stuck. He likes Kenneth and I dont' know what I like.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby?

Yes. The ultrasound tech was learning and the person who was training her said go back like a dozen times and to take more pictures of his kidneys. Jason had issues that resolved themselves before he was born, but it's a concern for me.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!?[/QUOTE]
So ready for baby to be here, but we have a lot of fun stuff planned between then and now so don't want to rush it either.

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Joined: 02/16/09
Posts: 1149

Name: Jen

How pregnant are you now? 20 weeks today!

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Nope! I didn't have one with DS, either. Lots of stretchmarks, though! Wink

What about your belly button? How's it doing? Still holding strong! It never popped with DS, so I hope it won't this time, either!

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Hm, breakfast is hard for me right now. I usually pick at cereal or something, along with a glass of coconut milk.

How's your libido doing? What's this you speak of? Wink

What have you bought for baby so far? I have seriously only bought ONE thing! And that's a pack of the muslin swaddling blankets from Bambino Land. Beyond that, I'm waiting to find out the gender in a little over a week!

Do you have a name picked out? Haven't even discussed it yet!

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I'm just hoping this one bakes longer than DS (had him at 36 weeks), along with no bedrest this time around! Also, I want that VBAC!

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? It's insane! I can't believe we've hit the halfway mark. I'm anxious, exciting, nervous... everything!

Joined: 05/31/08
Posts: 1131

Name: Maggie

How pregnant are you now? 18 weeks and change

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Not yet. Last time I had a line ABOVE my belly button up to my boobs, rather than the "happy trail" version most people get.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? Starting to pop out, just noticed that today.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? A softboiled egg on a piece of toast, a second piece of toast with cinnamon & sugar, and a half a grapefruit.

How's your libido doing? I typically don't have much of one anyway, so no change.

What have you bought for baby so far? Nada

Do you have a name picked out? Yep

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? That it could be twins. Find out next week!

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? Yikes! It is flying by. I'm excited, but I have so much to accomplish between now and then!

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Joined: 03/07/09
Posts: 351

Name: Kristie

How pregnant are you now? 21wks 3 days

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) No and no.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? It's still an innie, but it's getting shallower.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? I dunno. What ever is lying around lol. I don't like cooking first thing in the morning (laziness) so I don't go to too much trouble.

How's your libido doing? I think it's higher. But my husband has been gone for 4 weeks straight which puts a damper on my mood.

What have you bought for baby so far? I bought 1 preemie outfit, a pack of themed onesies (newborn). I might have bought another item or two but I can't remember lol. /pregnancy brain fog

Do you have a name picked out? No we can't agree on anything.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I'm just worried about hemorrhaging again after giving birth. It wasn't a fun experience.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I feel like it's taking forever. I felt like that with my daughter as well. Everyone else says pregnancy just flies by for them. But I don't feel that way at all. Nothing is going badly for me, so that's not why. Things are actually going really well!! It's just going well sooooo slowly lol.

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Joined: 06/12/09
Posts: 549

Name: Jubilee

How pregnant are you now? 23 weeks!

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Not yet. I got one last time around 8 months. It was never very dark.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? Fine? Smile It just flattens out, never pops or anything.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? Toast.

How's your libido doing? Non-existent. Sigh. I mean, we still do it, but it's all for him.

What have you bought for baby so far? Nothing. Hm.

Do you have a name picked out? No way. We aren't even close.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? No.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? So excited! Can't wait for it to be over and to hold my little baby girl!

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Joined: 10/08/11
Posts: 184

Name: Adriana

How pregnant are you now? 21 weeks! Smile

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) This is my first pregnancy but yes, I have one. It's faint but noticeable.

What about your belly button? How's it doing? Still an innie, I want it to pop already. It looks like a cavern under my shirt.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? cold pizza or a toasted egg and cheese bagel.

How's your libido doing? nonexsistent.

What have you bought for baby so far? we've been getting a lot of gifts but I've personally bought a little footie onesy with dinosaurs on it and I've started stocking up on diapers. Smile

Do you have a name picked out? we can't agree on anything. so far it's a toss up between Andrew Ryan Channell and Daniel Ryan Channell.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I worry constantly over absolutely nothing. Everything is just new, I've had to change my entire lifestyle.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I'm excited for him to be here and for me to not be pregnant anymore! Smile

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Joined: 07/26/11
Posts: 376

Name: Renea

How pregnant are you now? 22 weeks today

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) Nope and never did I before.

What about your belly button? How's it doing?
Um, haven't asked but it looks fine. It never pops out.

What's your favorite breakfast right now?
I force myself to eat bkfast (never been the type). So, for now it is toast with Nutella.

How's your libido doing? WinkGreat! With the belly, it can be quite entertaining!

What have you bought for baby so far? St
roller, car seat, Boppy, some clothes, PNP, crib bedding set (I refuse to wait until the last minute again!)

Do you have a name picked out?
Wesley for the first but the middle name is still be debated. Thanks for all of the suggestions....DH likes some of them but still not 100%.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby?
Going into pre-term labor due to my stressful job and DH deploying two months prior to baby being due, having a small baby...AGAIN.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!?
I am ecstatic and sad. I really haven't had the chance to relax and enjoy this pregnancy since it is my last. Almost makes me rethink my whole profession during these times.

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Joined: 08/08/11
Posts: 125

Tried to delete... wrong thread! Sorry!

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Joined: 10/29/11
Posts: 25

How pregnant are you now? 21 weeks and 3 days

Are you getting a linea nigra? (did you before?) No, no

What about your belly button? How's it doing? I have to much extra weight already there.

What's your favorite breakfast right now? oatmeal with fruit

How's your libido doing? I am ready all the time.. I am single. So it doesn't much matter.

What have you bought for baby so far? I finally broke down and ordered some cloth diapers. My mother and sister on the other hand have gotten tons of clothes already.

Do you have a name picked out? No.. tossing a few around.

Are you having any specific worries or concerns about this pregnancy or baby? I was diagnosed with partial placenta previa the good and bad is it explains some of the earlier bleeding, but I still have been spotting some.

How do you feel about being half way/more than half way to baby being HERE!? I am excited.. ready for him to be here.