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How soon should I start telling people I am pregnant?

I have had previous miscarriages so I am alittle reserved about telling people.

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Rae_LeComte07

Asked by Rae_LeComte07 at 3:04 PM on Jul. 31, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • at 20 weks after you have your 1st ultrasound
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:05 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • i would wait until 13 weeks. the start of the second trimester.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 3:05 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • As soon as you are comfortable. I know i plan to wait until the 2nd trimester. But apparently once they have detected a heart beat the chance of miscarriage drops down to 5% or something.
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 3:06 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Whenever you feel comfortable. Usually after the 3 month/12 week mark or later. I never tell people (except for hubby) I'm pregnant at all until they see I'm showing and they ask. But then again, I have 4 kids.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 3:07 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • We told everyone as soon as we found out with our first. We waited until 15 weeks with our second to tell everyone except my works since we had some issues. Our next we aren't going to tell anyone until I start showing, which for me is around 20-22 weeks.
    kwaverysmom

    Answer by kwaverysmom at 3:17 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I told everyone when I had my first ultrasound and saw the heartbeat.
    fairyinabubble

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 3:22 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • We've chosen to tell select people at differnet times. I've had three previous miscarriages myself. We told people at our church, and the people we know that would keep us in prayer first. Now that we have officially made it into the second trimester we have been telling more and more people. So really it's all up to you and your SO.
    malexander2009

    Answer by malexander2009 at 8:29 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • i have had a miscarraige to and was nervous....i had mine at 14 weeks last summer but never herd the heartbeat or had an u/s yet....but this time i waited till i was 13 weeks but im also carrying alot better n have had several doc visits to make sure all was well!....so id say when u hit 2nd trimester!...or further alog then when u had the miscarraige!
    LilStacy

    Answer by LilStacy at 11:40 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • It depends on how comfortable you are
    momof337

    Answer by momof337 at 6:26 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

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