I am currently 37 weeks pregnant, and for most of the pregnancy (12 weeks and on) My OBGYN told me no lifting anything over 5 LBS, because I have had some complications for most of the pregnancy. I have a bedroom that I'll be converting into both bedroom and nursery for me and my daughter. My boyfriend said he would help, considering all the lifting in the room is well over 5 LBS, and he promised to help me get it done before I was 25 weeks. I am now full term and can have the baby at any time, and when he says he will get to it, and help out in the room, he puts it off and then ends up needing to go to bed for work the next day, or he uses the excuse 'Oh I forgot.' I don't know what to do anymore! I can't do the work without putting an unhealthy strain on my body. I will go up there and organize the stuff I can, put up baby stuff, and make it look a bit better, but when we have large boxes laying everywhere, and totes filled with large items, and large baby furniture that needs assembly and moving, there is very little change in the room. Does anyone have any advice on how I can get him to understand that there is no more time to keep putting it off, it has to get done and it has to get done now. I don't want to seem pushy or controlling, but I really need the help and he wont help! It wont even take more then 3 hours of work to get done if he would actually get started!
Answer by missanc at 5:44 PM on Jul. 11, 2013
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Answer by Ballad at 5:37 PM on Jul. 11, 2013
Answer by wendythewriter at 6:43 PM on Jul. 11, 2013
I like PGA's advise. It MUST get done, so hire someone. If you find a teenager it might only cost $30. ($10 an hour)Ask friends who have older kids, relatives, church members kids. Co- workers kids. If he says you don't have the money for that then say, you do it now or we use money we don't have to get it done.
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