This is a discussion on Pre-Natal Blues within the Second Trimester forum, part of the Pregnancy Forum category; Originally Posted by PTB7476 there's pro and con in Kandang Kerbau Hospital ... for any complicated case, some pte hospital ...
Juz17, try not to worry too much. It will affect your baby. When my sis had her 1st, she had slight prenatal blues. She is super sensitive about everything. All of us had to give in to her. Her 1st child turns out to be lik her. Paranoid, often had nightmares, very insecure and dont't lik strangers. Whn she had her 2nd, she was happier. Eats everything and was less panicky. The 2nd child turns out to be a happy-go-lucky baby. Very easy to take care and always has a smile on his face.
I am also a 1st time mum...after trying for more than 5 yrs. To mi, to be pregnant is the happiest thing in my life now(beside being married to my hubby).
I look really ugly now too. fat legs, swollen nose, pimples growing on my face, neck, chest and shoulders. Furthermore, I have got natural frizzy hair and I can't do anything about it now. I lk monsterous now...haha. Whn I go for my gynae visits and hear my baby's heartbeat, seeing him move and growing normally. It was all worth it.
As for $, one of the way to save some is to get pre-loved baby stuffs if possible.
Thanks for your kind advices.
I agree that what I am experiencing now will affect my baby cos I also heard cases about what you mention. I am trying to be happy...afterall 80% of the time I am happy ! :P One thing cos its been so long that I last seen my baby dunoe is he ok or not? No kicks no nothing yet...so worried...
I got natural wavey hair too. To be frank, my 3rd month into preggy, I cannot tahan then i go rebonding . Then later go for scan baby so far ok...*choi*
Ya when I heard my baby's heartbeat, I felt a strong relieve and was so touched...maybe i shld invest in a machine that can listen to baby's heartbeat?Market got sell around $50+. I tink i ask hubby later...
My friends so good all got pass downs...where I dont...sigh...but i will go ebay see see look look if got anything good for baby or myself...the headache ting now is to get breast pumps or not....so ex...
Hmm...same here. I dont't have any pass down fr friends. :-(
As for pumps, mayb more experience mums can hlp to advise. But I bgt mine alrdy. Kiasu.
My EDD is 18 Nov. Almost half way through now...
I bgt medela swing. It is single side electric pump w stimulation function. I bgt it at 399 w sm freebies. If possible, try to get preloved ones. Cheaper and you cn buy new parts for those that r in contact w the milk and our breasts. Parts cn buy seperately. I did a rough calculation...if buy all parts, cost less than 50 bah.
But sm of my friends say I will regret not getting the 2 side one. Cos more convenient n also whn you pump one side, the other side will also has milk cm out?! But I scare I may not b able to perserverance in bf, so dont't wan2 waste $.
Wow that's expensive right? I guess you bought it from the motherhood fair recently?
True...and I dont even know whether how long will i bf also. Some of my friends comment that due to engorgement, they cant continue and some say after 2 mths no supply already. Troubled.
My EDD is 2 Nov, so we are in the same month! LOL...excited right?
Now I wonder how is my baby cos I have not seen 'him' for 2 weeks and flipping when I am sleeping is quite painful on the tummy...wonder have i hurt him or not. now considering to get Doppler to listen to his heartbeat...do you have any lobang?
remember baby tend to grow out of their clothes very fast. so can dont buy so many initial stages. i also budget. dont wish to spend too much expensive clothings. that time go expo fair. i thought cheap. actually not that cheap also.
kiddy palace having sales. cheaper than most places i went. their top and btm for newborns. plain or coloured. not say very very nice designs like tollyjoy or those got brand . but its really cheap. quality good also.
about $3.90-$4.90 per top and btm. + got 15% storewide. very worth buying. i bought 4 sets top btm. 1 set mittens(inside got 2 set). $31 after discount. !
Wah that's a steal! Hubby and me even decided to go those market market area buy baby's clothings and mittens. I just saw at a shop in raffles place (near my office), their mittens cost $2 for one pair...so cheap...that's so much cheaper! Anyway I think for me its still too early to buy clothings lei...lol...scare white turns yellow yellow if put too long..
I m vry excited as well, but I m also a vry paranoid person. Always worry if baby is growing safely inside. But I try not to think about it, cos it affects baby. I havent seen my baby for about 2 wks plus too. My next appt is end of the month. Can't wait to c him again. Thot of going to gynae next wk, but that will b extra $ spend . I never thot of buying Doppler, cos trying to save $. So no lobang . Also never see anyone selling 2nd hand in the forum.
have you heard about the bulk purchase in a shop at Bugis? I went ther early this wk. Bgt sm newborn tops n bottoms, nappy cloth, mitten n booties, handkerchief and etc. Total about 60+. But thy sell in half dozen or a dozen. Quite cheap, but design not vry nice. Anyway, I dont't knw my baby gender yet, so mainly I buy white or plain. good for baby to wear at hm. Whn I knw the gender then I buy nicer ones for his outing use.
never heard bout the bugis . but no point buy so many sets. i now buy 1 week set of clothes 7 sets.. cos sure will people gift as present too. then hand downs by my friends. somemore 1 month baby must stay home. from 1 month to 2nd month. outgrow abit . so if possible. mummy please buy slightly bigger tops. and dont buy those wear over neck one. buy those button from top to bottom, or ribbon tie. i bought alot ribbon tie. cos i bought slightly bigger size. can tie tighter if loose. mum say those new borns shirt. really too small also. and try buy white. cos baby will feel cooling. you buy colour will get hot easily. so her night all is white. day i bought 2 set pink. hehe. and 1 flower . the rest i never buy first. mittens i bought 7 sets also. pink and white. hat i bought 1 only. cos mum say baby best dont bring out too often in initial stages. so left her full month clothing and bids.
hehe. you all can go kiddy palace see. really worth buying. i went to see those market top bottom. some really too small and tired. the pants especially. dont buy too small . cos baby gonna wear diapers, pampers or nappy. you buy too small. later wear they will uncomfortable cos tight. ^^
wont turn colour jus17. dont remove the packaging. and keep inside your warerobe with a plastic bag. thats what i do. hehe.
mummies dont worry too much. my appointment next wed. hope can see babygirl again. she keep kicking me every night. so still ok. not so worried. just try stay happy. cos i also tend to get emotional at times. especially when i dont get attention from hubby. or i cant eat what i crave! hahaha
If you wanna buy a preloved Breast pump.. i selling mine now... is medela mini eletric dual pump... is 2 pump... can pump at the same time... save more time... hehe.. if you keen just sms me... i think you got my hp number... i got NEw unused parts... i will throw in as well.. & also nipple cream.. free of charge... Forget to say the pump is in 10/10 condition... under warranty...
Me too got to save money. But I am really worried about my baby's wellbeing cos like you my gynae appt is end of the month. I am glad that sign consultation package and hence my consultation will be free of charge if there is a need to go see my gynae before the appt. However, they will push my appt to 1 month later if i went earlier. So...ultimately it's around the same. Of cos see my gynae earlier means i can sleep better. I keep thinking that i might have hurt my baby while flipping in bed. Sigh...then can you imagine hubby was telling me about the new prudential plan that covers pregnant woman, that night i dreamt my baby did not survived... now...i dream everynite. Watever is discuss/talk/gossip in the day with my friends, night time i dreamt about it.Scary...and sometimes I feel that i got hallucination on pains...my back pain and tummy pain...sigh..prenatal depression? So now i am looking forward to next Friday for my detailed scan.
Me also crave for hubby's attention every now and then. Hope he dont find me a nuisance. Well, my house also very small so not much space to put baby's stuff yet so will buy later. I need to even get those toyo 5 drawers to put my baby's stuff...that one will buy later. After i buy that then i will get those bottles and clothings.
So good, yr appt wed...mine is fri...sigh...need to wait....
same . later have to pack my room . make space for my baby things. need to throw those things and clothings im not wearing . save space. arbo baby out = more things!
october 1st week. tummy abit big . walk also clumsy. so mum say better start packing up now better than last minute!
I bgt the clothings n nappy liners. But my sis, who has 2 boys and is also currently pregnant, says surely not enough. I will definitely have to come back to buy more. :-( (Cos I totally dont't have any pass over fr friends)
I m also thinking of emptying a rm for my baby. Currently th rm is used for keeping my dog's stuff. Poor dog, gotta mak way for baby. Agree w Melody. Better to do packing early, otherwise later stage mayb too tired or too clumsy to move around. I can't trust my hubby to do the packing. He can put the things of the same category at different places and whn I ask him for one of the things, he will start searching everywher for it....equals to no packing.
3 rm flat is just nice for small family. Cosy n easier to find stuffs whn you need thm.
Yup all of you can start buying things... slowly buy.. then after that just rest to wait for baby to come out... dont't make yourself too tired when due date is near.. later no energy to deliver...
Was reading the posts, actually I think some things can buy slightly later when baby is out so you know whether there's a actual need.. Like breast pumps which I bought both manual n electric n i've only used the electric one for 2 days when my son was admitted for jaundice till now I'm only latching him on n he doesn't use bottles so was a white elephant, my pram which i bought 4 prams in total, he was okay when he was younger in the pram but when he was able to sit up he was no longer keen in sitting in it so I think can wait tillthe baby is out then let them try on it before buying.. I bought cloth diapers before delivering n in the end son is always on diapers so didn't get to use them either..