Nesting Instinct

Amber - posted on 10/27/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )

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Just in the last few days I've been experiencing the nesting instinct. I'm 35 weeks pregnant now and the last week I feel like has been the longest. I'm up at the crack of dawn (literally) and I feel an irrisistable urge to clean all the floors in my house repeatedly all day long, that along with feeling like I could run a marathon, it's been driving me crazy!! I don't get to bed till 10 and then I'm back up again at 3:30 laying there wondering how my husband could possibly still be asleep. It started with steam-cleaning the carpets, then I scrubbed down the bathrooms, then it was the laundry room, and now I feel like there's not much left to do. But still every night everything has to be almost spotless before I can relax. That and I can't sleep until I've had a long hot soapy shower (and even then sometimes I can't fall asleep). Anyone else feeling this way?

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Stacy - posted on 11/09/2010

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I went through organizing all my tupperware by size. And if it didn't have a lid, it went in the trash. It's totally normal.

Kaleena - posted on 11/09/2010

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its natural. but be careful as when i went through that stage with my son i ended up slipping over with a plastic screw in my foot. then my mucus plug fell out at 36 and a half weeks at 38 weeks 2 days i went into labour. i do blame my early labour on the fall

Aicha - posted on 11/06/2010

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my 2 older children think I am bordering on ocd with the cleaning they hate that I will make them sweep and mop the floor if they dirty it up after I clean it

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I know the feeling...I want my house spotless and its aweful this time because this is baby #3 so everytime i clean the other two undo it! Drives me nuts!

Jane - posted on 10/27/2010

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oh, yeah. go for it now, my house is never as clean as when i'm about to have a baby. then it's all downhill from there. lol!

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