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Hi everyone, i had my Ultrasound screening today and everything wen't wonderfully. The baby looks great, the heartbeat was healthy. Im 12 weeks today. I am wondering when i should tell people the big news. When did you tell people?

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Asked by kb81888 at 2:52 PM on Mar. 30, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I plan on telling everyone after my appointment this Friday, I'm 13 weeks.
    But, it's what ever you feel comfortable with :)

    Answer by Gnomeofmyheart at 2:53 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • At 12 weeks when everything looked good, unless peole guessed before then. Congrats Moma, Tell the world!

    Answer by silversmom at 2:53 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • By 12 weeks everybody knew! I told as soon as I found out but then again my job required me to tell them because of safety issues so since they all knew I went ahead and told everyone else.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 2:54 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I told close friends and family right away. I waited to tell others only because I didn't want the attention. I know, I'm weird. I understand why people want to wait, and that's fine, but I didn't see a reason to. If something went wrong the people who knew would have just been there for me instead of not knowing what was going on.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:54 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I'm now at 32 weeks and I shared at about week 10. You are at the end of your first trimester so I feel it's safe to share the news. IMHO congrats!!!

    Answer by Elysium927 at 2:55 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • with my first I told my friends as soon as I found out which was like 5 weeks, but I didn't tell family until I was maybe 3 months along. The reason was because dh and I were only married 10 months when I found out I was pregnant (it was planned though), but I didn't know what they would say. Maybe number 2 and baby number 3 I told everyone as soon as I found out which was 5 weeks. This time around I couldn't hide it even if I wanted to though. I was showing at like 3 months lol

    Answer by mommy5409 at 2:56 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I told everyone right after my 11-week ultrasound. I think you are in pretty good shape after the ultrasound you just had, plus you are nearing the end of your first trimester. Congratulations!!!

    Answer by tarakenyon06 at 3:04 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I waited until I was well into my second trimester. I was about 5 months before I told any friends. With my last one, I didn't tell anyone until after she was born.


    Answer by krissyvelazquez at 3:07 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Wait as long as you can. I told everyone at 12 weeks, then I had a miscarriage. After that I waited until 5 months.

    Answer by mompam at 3:12 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • We told people at 4 weeks

    Answer by momoflilangel at 3:13 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

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