What was the worst things about ur pregnancy??

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Clare - posted on 11/24/2009

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Actually the worst bit was when people kept telling me I looked really healthy because they knew I was pregnant but didn't know any of my complications and they didn't bother to look at how poorly I obviously was!

Clare - posted on 11/24/2009

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Lack of sleep and being constantly overtired. Tho that did improve once they diagnosed gestational diabetes. So the severe overtiredness was replaced by not being able to induldge my cravings and regular blood lettings and insulin injections. Then I got a really variable blood pressure and spent days on end in the day unit sitting and having my bp checked every hour. They still failed to spot the pre-eclampsia until the baby nearly died during induction tho :(

Rae - posted on 11/23/2009

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum - a form of morning sickness so severe that it can be life-threatening. I spent the first two trimesters (I am 34 weeks now, and thankfully feeling better) in and out of hospital. I was prescribed every anti-nausea drug known to man - the only one that provided any relief (and it was only slight) was the one they give to chemotherapy patients! My heart, kidneys, and liver were all badly affected, and I lost over 10% of my body weight. I couldn't even keep water down. I was so weak I kept fainting (I had never fainted in my life before getting pregnant). But somehow my little boy was not affected in the slightest and is still going strong. I'm huge and uncomfortable now with backache and difficulty breathing and SO impatient to meet my son, but that is NOTHING compared to the hyperemesis gravidarum!!

Laura - posted on 11/23/2009

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the worst thing in pregnancy for me was seeing how i get more n more stretchmarks on my belly n not being able to do anything about it! i used 1000 different creams from super expensive to super cheap!! i started right when i found out that im pregnant everyday at least 10 times creaming!! AND IT DIDNT HELP AT ALL!!!! i had no back pain no swelling NOTHING but this damn stretchmarks!! buhuu and now i will have them forever!

Lena - posted on 11/22/2009

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I was throwing up for 4 months straight. Car rides were especially horrible, I couldnt take 5mph. Worst back pain, and finding the comfortable position to sleep!!

Misty - posted on 11/22/2009

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Quoting April:

I had a perfect pregnancy then bam! at the end of my second trimester...i experienced uncontrollable itching all over my body. I literally clawed at my skin hard enough to draw blood. Then i went to the dermatologist and he gave me a special cream. the cream took the edge off but i didn't experience full relief until delivery!


It sounds like you may have had PUPPS, I had it too, it is horriable! I took herbs to get rid of it and it worked it totaly went away. I would be happy to share what I did if anyone needs it! Just message me!

Nikkita - posted on 11/22/2009

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Well, overall I've enjoyed my 27 1/2 weekss of pregnancy. (needless to say I'm still pregnant) However, I have had some issues...

-I'd never had heartburn in my life, but now it will randomly come and know me on my butt.

-In the beginning, I would get so nauseous that I would PRAY to just throw up so that horrible feeling would go away.

-Having to tell my parents that I was pregnant (I'm 22 & still in school).

-Body aches! I have 4 bulging discs in my lower back, so it already hurts sometimes...but having a growing belly only increases the pain.

- Being alone...no significant other to talk to or rub my achy body (we were together, but he had a change of heart, or something...)

- Having my daughter's father text me EARLY one morning saying that something didn't "add up" and he knew that my daughter isn't his and that he'll be getting her tested when she's born...YES! He TEXTED it! (He can test her...I know she's his)

-People trying to run my life since I'm pregnant.

-Having to go to the bathroom ALL the time.

-My daugther likes to do something with my intestines to where she moves gas around in my stomach & stuff. Then you can hear it...sometimes it makes me pass gas. (it's more gros than painful!)

-My belly feels it's being pushed down sometimes.

-My daughter like to literally lie horizontally in my hips, which hurts & I can't usually get her to move. But when she's not sitting there, she's QUITE active! She'll also lie under me & play when I'm on my side.

Other than that, I'm enjoying my pregnancy. I'm grateful that she's healthy and growing well. However, I am QUITE impatient to meet her. =) That's the hardest part of it all.

Sammi - posted on 11/22/2009

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oh yea and the amount of times people said 'you cant do that, you're pregnant' no matter what it was - carrying a bag of shopping, lifting a box, rearranging my room, being online at 2am, walking miles, etc...

Sammi - posted on 11/22/2009

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at 11 weeks a heavy flow of blood which left us thinking we had lost our baby. heartburn. feeling like a beached whale. going 8 days over my due date was a bugger. not being able to go out and drink with friends or drink at the many parties i was invited to. the amount of weight i put on. the list could go on and on and on...

Katie - posted on 11/22/2009

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I would have to say the last 2 weeks. My son was breech and he was too big for me (I'm 5'3'', 100lbs) and every time he would kick it went straight into my pelvis. He knew exactly how to strike that one nerve that made my knees buckle and it hurt like a you-know-what. I was afraid of going places by myself for fear he would kick that nerve and I'd fall flat on my face!

Jillian - posted on 11/22/2009

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braxton hicks contractions starting at week 32...it was not unusual for me to get 10-15 per hour in the evenings.

Kat - posted on 11/21/2009

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finding out that i had to be induced! also the exhaustion in the first trimester coupled with morning sickness. its hard to keep giving excuses for work when you want to wait until past the first trimester to let out the good news!



i think the hardest part though was the last few weeks feeling so heavy and never knowing when little one was going to come :)



i loved the changes though especially my never ending growing belly and the kicks... i miss his little kicks and moving around!

Amber - posted on 11/21/2009

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Morning sickness throughout my whole pregnancy. But I loved being pregnant!! Morning sickness or any other problems I had would never make me not like being pregnant.

Natasha - posted on 11/21/2009

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The wait! I am far too impatient, as soon as I found out I was pregnant I wanted her out so I could play with her.

Ashley - posted on 11/21/2009

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nothing... I've had 2 very easy pregnancies. Of course the 3 months of nausea, and the constant heartburn suck, but that's nothing too unbareable.

Jade - posted on 11/21/2009

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With my first, she kicked so hard she cracked one of my ribs about two weeks before i went into labor (try pushing when even breathing hurts!) with the twins im currently upset my husband is deployed and wont make it back for the birth next month :(
Also being so huge you cant find a comfortable way to sleep is always annoying

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going through the last month's of pregnancy, sleepin positions,heart burn, swollen hands and feet,and bra. hicks contractions.

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The worst things when I was pregnant w/ my twins were the 12 weeks of bedrest, very frequent contractions, and massive swelling.

The worst thing when I was pregnant w/ my son was being completely alone w/ 2 six year olds for an entire month at 7 months and having my husband tell me he was filing for divorce when I was 8 months pregnant. I know that's not pregnancy related, but any issues during the pregnancy were a cake walk compared to that....

Darcel - posted on 11/21/2009

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I have to say my pregnancy went well I'm just a brat and I hate discomfort.
The worst part was being to uncomfortable to get a good nights rest so in the morining i felt worse off than when I went to bed.

Sylvia - posted on 11/21/2009

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At the end of my pregnancy I started retaining water like you would not believe. I had to stop wearing my wedding ring, my feet wouldn't fit into any shoes but my Birkenstocks (which looked really classy on stage during choir concerts LOL), and my feet hurt.

I was lucky, though -- pretty much everything else about my pregnancy, once I finally managed to get pregnant, was great.

Ashlea - posted on 11/21/2009

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Cholestasis. It causes bile acids to back up in the mothers body, and makes the whole body itch non-stop head to toes. It can also cause premature birth and or the risk of stillbirth in the last weeks of pregnancy. I had my son 5 weeks early, and luckily only had to stay in the hospital an extra day. I was worried every day he was in womb something would happen to him. He was born Nov. 13th 2009. : )

Courtney - posted on 11/21/2009

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I get really bad mroning (all day) sickness that abates and then is replaced with varicose veins that only appear when pregnant but theyre disgusting and can get painful and the more I want to do the less i can do because of it!!
but i lurv bein pregnant its all worth it!!

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The last month and a half, I could hardly breath with both of my pregnancies, would breath hard just sitting on the couch.

Eunice - posted on 11/20/2009

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Having to be put on bed rest 3 whole weeks before my due date ... which turned out to be a good thing because baby came earlier than expected.

Bethany - posted on 11/20/2009

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The entire pregnancy of heartburn. I mean the ENTIRE PREGNANCY. That's actually how I knew for sure I was pregnant. I never had heartburn one day in my life, then I got pregnant and it wouldn't go away. I use to love spicy food, now I can't do it. My baby is four months old and I still can't eat spicy anything.

Krystal - posted on 11/20/2009

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Wil was posterior so i had lower back pain that meant i couldnt get up of the couch, the pain was like my sciatic nerve pinching. And the pelvis pressure. I felt like i was gonna sit on bubs head!

Felecia - posted on 11/20/2009

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Quoting Felecia:

I threw up every day for almost 10 months and had heartburn even when just drinking water!!!



Also it was never just once a day throwing up it was 8-10 or more times a day!!!

Felecia - posted on 11/20/2009

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I threw up every day for almost 10 months and had heartburn even when just drinking water!!!

A - posted on 11/20/2009

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gallstones-which I thought was just horrible painful morning sickness. The pain and sickness came back in the hospital after I delivered. Had to have my gallbladder removed after delivery. Also, I would come close to passing out a lot in the beginning.

Shaday - posted on 11/20/2009

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im still prego but i get body acne which i neva got before i became prego..i guess its because of the hormones changing

Ashley - posted on 11/20/2009

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Oh my! It would be easier to name the things that went right with my pregnancy! the first one was a breeze other than morning sickiness the entire 9 mos and swelling at the end. The second one I hurt in my back and hips so bad some days I could hardly walk. I am an RN and I am on my feet all day so that made it hard. I had severe GERD, gestational diabetes, low amniotic fluid, anemia to name a few things. I have vomited so much gastric acid and bile my teeth have erroded. Twice they thought the would deliver me early because my amniotic fluid was so low. I had a c-section at 39 weeks and had severe adhesions (scar tissue from previous c-section) and my spinal and epidural was ineffective (apparently my spine is misaligned) and I had to be put under general anethesia so I didnt get to see him when born. My baby is healty so that is all that matters!

Fiona - posted on 11/20/2009

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Quoting Jessica :

i got (and am still dealing with) PUPPS. this rash is the worst thing ive ever had to deal with because nothing helps it. its horrible... count yourself lucky if you dont develop it! :)


think thats wat ive got seriously itching all ova best thing im using for it atm is Aloe Vera taks the itching away for a lil while thats it x

Fiona - posted on 11/20/2009

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Quoting Klarissa:

Victoria,

Currently right now the worst things for me are just the back pain, and trying to figure out how to get in a good position to sleep, other than that it has been great!


ive heard lting on the left hand side of ur body is the best position x

Fiona - posted on 11/20/2009

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Atm im 5 months and the worse thing is now got a rash all ova my body through pregnancy itching like mad and also worrying if bubs is all right if i dont feel him move at least once every few hours x

Mandy - posted on 11/20/2009

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the tiredness...and heartburn.....and hunger.....and morning sickness.....didnt really enjoy it.

Helen - posted on 11/20/2009

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Papps. One time I scratched it so bad that it looked like I was bleeding.
That was the last time I scratched because it freaked me out so much. It made my strech marks worse.

Luisa - posted on 11/20/2009

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Bad hemorrhoids (& fissure) after the pregnancy. Couldn't even sleep they hurt so bad. Doctor prescribed hydrocortisone cream, witch hazel and warm baths.

Jessica - posted on 11/20/2009

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Quoting Donna:



Quoting Jessica :

i got (and am still dealing with) PUPPS. this rash is the worst thing ive ever had to deal with because nothing helps it. its horrible... count yourself lucky if you dont develop it! :)





OMG - I had PUPPP with my firstborn too! It is the worst. When I found out my second was a boy too, I was so afraid I'd get it again. Of course that's really rare, but that didn't stop me from freaking out.






Jessica, one thing that helped me (at least for a little while) were oatmeal/milk baths and cold compresses of black tea.






Good luck! And I really feel for you.... :-(





thank you for that suggestion... i havent heard of black tea compresses... i will try that asap! :) thanks again!

Cristina - posted on 11/20/2009

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The worst thing about being pregnant was not being able to eat sushi. LOL!
I was lucky to have a very easy pregnancy. No morning sickness, no raging hormones, I didn't even find out I was pregnant until I was 17 weeks along! I loved being pregnant and I never felt more beautiful in my life.

Michelle - posted on 11/20/2009

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with my oldest it was the none stop bleeding the first trimester *cysts* with my daughter it was the morning sickness to the point i couldn't' even smell food without getting sick and losing weight lol

Sang - posted on 11/20/2009

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for the second pregnancy, the worst thing is I threw up every single day, everything I that I ate I threw up for 3 months and a half.

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i had wonderfully healthy pregnancies so the worst thing for me was the emotional rollercoaster of hormones!

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Quoting Jessica :

i got (and am still dealing with) PUPPS. this rash is the worst thing ive ever had to deal with because nothing helps it. its horrible... count yourself lucky if you dont develop it! :)


OMG - I had PUPPP with my firstborn too! It is the worst. When I found out my second was a boy too, I was so afraid I'd get it again. Of course that's really rare, but that didn't stop me from freaking out.



Jessica, one thing that helped me (at least for a little while) were oatmeal/milk baths and cold compresses of black tea.



Good luck! And I really feel for you.... :-(

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