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July 8th, 2013 10:29 AM #11Senior Member
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- Apr 2013
I was nervous to tell my family, as I was not in a very serious relationship (they didn't know about it), in college, and had recently moved back in with my parents due to medical issues.
I told my mom at the doctor's office, I asked her to drive me to an appointment and then told her in front of my doctor - part of the reason she was upset was because of medical issues - I needed to go off medication, and the doctor helped reassure her I would be ok. She was upset for a few minutes, but then said congratulations and gave me a hug, and quickly became VERY excited to be a grandma.
I was probably even more nervous to tell my Dad...and when I told him I think he was shocked, he was dead silent for about a whole minute afterwards. He then asked me if I was going to keep the baby, and I said yes, and he said "that's cool". He was happy and supportive.
SO's family was pretty much the same way. He didn't tell them until I was about 6 months pregnant (we didn't get back together until shortly before she was born), and the only thing they were upset about was that he didn't tell them sooner.Lillian Elizabeth 6.16.13
July 8th, 2013 10:46 AM #13
I ordered ours here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/96497267...shop_home_featOlivia Józefa: July 2013 . Expecting #2: July 2015
July 8th, 2013 10:54 AM #15Senior Member
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Not pregnant for a long time but I've contemplated afew ideas. My MIL was an English teacher so we might send her a book that has "please read to me on/after (due date)." For my FIL I have no idea. Same with my parents.
For a general announcement we might just do the "bun in oven" picture.
July 8th, 2013 02:35 PM #17Senior Member
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- Jul 2013
For my son we gave my father and stepmother one of those photo albums that stand up on their own like a frame that said Grandchildren on it and had individual pictures of all their grandchildren with an ultrasound picture in the back.
For my daughter we put my son in a Big Brother in Training shirt and let him run around at Thanksgiving. My grandmother-in-law thought we were just letting our son wear his cousin who was already a big brother's shirt so we corrected her and announced it to everyone.Mother to: Patrick Werner (3/10) , Mary Claire (06/12) and Margaret Rose (05/15)
July 8th, 2013 05:56 PM #19
Man, all I did was call people on the phone after I got a couple of positive tests!human children:
holden timothy | huckleberry jude
penelope | puck | sofia