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Midweek Musing: How Long Do You Wait to Tell People You’re Pregnant?

So, guess what… Ok, based on the photo above that my hubby snapped on his phone last night, I’m guessing you’ve already figured it out – I’m preggers!  We’ll be welcoming baby #3 to the family in late March with makes me 16 weeks along. I’ve never been pregnant while blogging before so, while I knew I’d definitely be sharing with you all, I wasn’t sure how far along in the process to wait.

Which leads me to ask – how long do you usually wait until telling people you’re pregnant? It’s been a little different for me with each child.  The first time around I was working and didn’t want the word to get out to my boss as the plan was to stop working and move across the country to be closer to family when I was around 6 months along. But we still told family really early – we always do.

With both S and this one we didn’t wait long at all to tell close friends either. Basically if I see you in person when I’m pregnant, I’ll probably tell you.  Not because I’m dying to tell the whole world, but because I get hit with some pretty nasty morning (and evening) sickness for the first 16 to 20 weeks and I want people to know there’s a reason I’m not much fun.

And I’m telling the world now because at this point there’s really no hiding it. I’ve found you start showing a lot sooner the third time around (imagine that). So how about you…

Question of the Day

How long did you wait to tell people you were pregnant?



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