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I'm Pregnant and I need advice please

my husband and I didn't plan to have children until I had completed my degree and had money put aside for a house deposit.I will graduate school next year with double major Biology and Photography at Barry University.i'm nervous and I'm sure if i'm ready for a baby, I know we will be ok.I want to have a waterbirth and I need advice please what to expect with a baby.

Re: I'm Pregnant and I need advice please

  • Stuff happens.:)

    What you need to do:

    Talk to your husband at length about the pregnancy -- how it'll impact the both of you, the pros and cons, etc.

    I am sure you won't be the only pregnant  college senior on the face of this earth. Again, talk to him; stick together on this and make sure that whatever you decide is what you BOTH want. GL.
  • For me the first month was the hardest. I'm sure you'll hear that from a lot of moms. That first month is the biggest adjustment, learning to anticipate your baby's needs and also finding a healthy routine, all while learning to go on a little less sleep. Once you've got that down everything gets easier. You know what your baby wants and you don't have to go through your lenghty list of Feed, Check diaper, Swaddle, Rock, Feed again...

    I have several friends who were in college during and after their pregnancies and they did fine. As long as you have a lot of support and help on your side then you will have nothing to worry about.

    Congratulations on your baby :)

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  • First of all, congratulations! 

    Are any of the biology classes you'll be taking have labs with not pregnancy safe lessons? I would look into that. Other than that you'll be fine. 

    Yay water birth! I hope you have an safe, easy pregnancy. 

    Babies can be very cheap. They don't need extravagant nurseries, new clothes, expensive toys, ect. They need clothing, diapers, food, a safe place to sleep, love and more love. If saving for a house is a major goal I would suggest going cheap on the baby and putting all extra into savings. You have a few years before they start to pretend to care. Do what you will. Just thought I would give you some peace of mind on that. We have one income (voluntarily, I stay at home) and still put a decent amount back with a one year old and another little one due in September. 

    It's a shock when unplanned but it is a wonderful thing. Communicate your needs with your husband, academic advisers, professors, midwife, ect. It will take work but it will all turn out for the best. 

    The first three months can suck. I lovingly call it the fourth trimester. All babies are different. Yours may be a little doll. You never know. Just prepare. Have meals prepared ahead of time, cleaning arranged if you need it, things like that. 

    Good luck!
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    First of all, congratulations! 

    Are any of the biology classes you'll be taking have labs with not pregnancy safe lessons? I would look into that. Other than that you'll be fine. 

    Yay water birth! I hope you have an safe, easy pregnancy. 

    Babies can be very cheap. They don't need extravagant nurseries, new clothes, expensive toys, ect. They need clothing, diapers, food, a safe place to sleep, love and more love. If saving for a house is a major goal I would suggest going cheap on the baby and putting all extra into savings. You have a few years before they start to pretend to care. Do what you will. Just thought I would give you some peace of mind on that. We have one income (voluntarily, I stay at home) and still put a decent amount back with a one year old and another little one due in September. 

    It's a shock when unplanned but it is a wonderful thing. Communicate your needs with your husband, academic advisers, professors, midwife, ect. It will take work but it will all turn out for the best. 

    The first three months can suck. I lovingly call it the fourth trimester. All babies are different. Yours may be a little doll. You never know. Just prepare. Have meals prepared ahead of time, cleaning arranged if you need it, things like that. 

    Good luck!

    This! Congrats!!

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