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How long did you hide your pregnancy from your family?

Assuming you waited a while to tell them, of course. I'll be about 12 weeks when we tell on Mothers Day! I feel like that's a long time, but I guess it really isn't.

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Asked by RyleeMendez at 3:28 PM on Apr. 22, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I told them right away! Everyone kept bugging me by asking me if I was pregnant, so when I found out I just told them.

    Answer by Deidra08 at 3:31 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Hmmm...we didnt wait to tell the family, but a lot of people DO wait until the 12 week mark to tell b/c of the risk of m/c (God forbid).

    Answer by 0twinsmommy6 at 3:31 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Didn't "hide"....just didn't even know until I was almost 5 months along.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:33 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I couldnt keep it secret for long and after few days I had to tell about it everywhere :)

    Answer by polkamama at 3:37 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I told my mom, dh's mom, and my sister at 12 weeks but waited to tell everyone else until 20 weeks.

    Answer by FuzNet at 3:44 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I didn't tell my parents, they both came to me and asked if I was because they "had a feeling". I told my hubby when I found out and he didn't believe me.

    Other than that, we waited until I past my 7 week mark because I had miscarried 3 times before right at 7 weeks.

    Answer by Vashtiruescode3 at 4:01 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I told everyone right away. I was wayy to excited to hold it in! I don't think I could ever "hide" it. I couldn't hide it when I was 17 years old and pregnant for my 1st child. I told my mom the same day I tested positive. I told my family right away with my 2nd pregnancy and that one ended in mc, now I told everyone right away with this pregnancy, and I am 21 weeks and 6 days!

    Answer by ali_1107 at 4:08 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I couldn't keep it a secret. I called my mom like 5 minutes after I told DH.

    Answer by MoonLover06 at 4:24 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • dont feel bad, only my family knows, we havent told his at all yet. were wating till mothers day too, were going to send a happy mothers day grandma card to his mother with an ultrasound pic in it. shes going to kill us but we think its sweet

    Answer by Froggy_girl1790 at 4:41 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I didn't hide it... as soon as I got it confirmed by a doctor I told everyone.

    Answer by messyjessy at 8:00 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

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