New here. Expecting #3

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Registered: 04-20-2012
New here. Expecting #3
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Fri, 04-20-2012 - 10:31pm
Hi I am Rachel 39 & dh Bruce 45. We have a dd Hannah (5/4/98) & ds Ethan (12/15/02). Needless to say # 3 is a surprise @ this stage of our lives. Just discovered 4/10. First appt not til 5/7 :(. Approx due date 10/25 - 11/. Anxious for first appt, wish didn't have to wait so long :(((
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Registered: 07-05-2005
Mon, 04-23-2012 - 8:59am
Hi Rachel,

Congratulations on your pregnancy and welcome to the November 2012 Expecting Club! I hope that you find friendship and support here during your pregnancy journey. Sending you tons of sticky baby vibes and wishing you a very happy and healthy nine months!

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Registered: 04-20-2012
Sat, 04-21-2012 - 3:45pm
Thank you for the welcome and the nice remarks/ encouragement. I do need to make a slight correction. This is actually #4. M/c #3 January 2005.
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Sat, 04-21-2012 - 2:21pm
Hi, Rachel, I"m Rachel. I"m 39 also. We thought we were done with having kids also, I"m a full time student. We had a surprise pg last fall that I m/c so we decided to go ahead and try for another one and it happened immediately. I was completely shocked last fall, and still shocked when it happened so fast this time. Those first appointments are killers! I took like a zillion tests before my first appointment for the constant reassurance this time around. Congratulations and good luck!!!
Rachel Mom to five great kiddos and one angel in heaven (MC @ 9 weeks) Lilypie Angel and Memorial tickers
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Sat, 04-21-2012 - 1:18pm
Hi Rachel! I'm Jules. I have a DS who is 12 and a DD who is 4. We are also expecting number three! My DH is also 45 and I am 32. My mom had me when she was 39. I was totally her smartest and most darling child. You're in luck!

The wait for that first appointment is KILLER!! We're all here with you! H & H 9 months to you and welcome to the board!

Jules - Happily married and Momma to DS, DD and expecting our Caboose Baby 11/24/2012