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    Default Baby Shower...not having one?

    Hi,
    Lately I've been feeling bleh- I feel as big as a house and tired.
    My due date is 3rd March and people are starting to ask about my Baby Shower.
    I had every intention of having one...but now I honestly don't want to. I can't be bothered. Is it just the hormones...I just can't bear the thought of organising one myself and currently things are strained with my mother- so she won't be any help. All my friends are busy with their own pregancies and working full time to ask them to organise it for me.
    My hubby wants me to have one, he said I will regret if I don't. Has anyone not had one?

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    Default Baby Shower...not having one?

    Could you just make it really simple by organising to go out for morning tea or lunch? That way you don't have to do a lot of prep with food, getting the house clean etc. Or could you make it a combined male & female gathering like a BBQ or something and that way your hubby can do the work?

    It is a nice chance to get together with friends and family before the baby is born.

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    Default Baby Shower...not having one?

    I didn't have one as I find them to be quite tedious affairs.

    I did have a nice lunch out with some girlfriends prior to both babies which I enjoyed.

    Maybe you could do something like that instead or just go to the movies or something to enjoy some time with girlfriends before having your baby.

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    Im pregnant with my second and have never had one. People offered to organise it, anything I want etc and I've just never been interested. Just not my thing. I've never regretted it.

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    If hubby wants you to have one, how bout he organise it?

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    I never had one with the first two and alwsys wished I did, so I am having one this time round.

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    I'm not having one. I couldn't be bothered either. My friends are busy too and nobody offered so we just bought everything ourselves and that's it. As for regretting it, I didn't do it with ds either, and never regretted it. I was too busy with baby to regret it. lol.

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    I didn't have one with my first and still feel like I missed out on celebrating pregnancy. My best friend offered to organise one for me next time and I'm excited already lol

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    I didn't have one either. Couldn't think of anything worse than all that attention....i've been to friends ones where they do measuring/guessing the size of you....tasting/guessing choc brands from melted choc on a nappy (so it looks like poo) argh!! I waited till it was out, then went to lunch with some girlfriends when DD was about a month old...was lovely to get some 'me' time and I really enjoyed it ;o)

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    I feel like I can't be bothered with the attention as well haha.
    Maybe a small BBQ would be a good idea, no games etc etc...just some sunshine and sausages! hehe


 

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