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    DS was due at the end of November, but if we hadn't fallen that cycle then we would have continued TTC, even if that meant a Christmas or New Year baby.

    With this one, we decided to try for a September, October or November baby, and then have a break for two months if we hadn't fallen. It had more to do with how busy we found November and December last year than anything else. We didn't want to throw in a birth and birthday into the mix if we could help it.

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    Default TTC for a baby due around Christmas & New Years?

    For me, my concern is having a bub between Xmas and Australia Day - this is the time of year we travel overseas every year for a ski holiday. It's the only time of year that we can travel because of my work, and we love skiing/snowboarding and I'm hoping that our children will love it too (I'm sure the will!). We've gone with DS the past to years and he loved the snow. So I wouldn't want to have a bub at that time because then we wouldn't be able to celebrate their birthday properly - we would always be having the party early or postponed which wouldn't be "special" enough. If we are successful this cycle, bub#2 will have an edd of early November. If successful next cycle it will be early December. If successful the following cycle, early jan which is not ideal but we would still try.

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    We've been ttc for so long, I'll be extremely happy & grateful whenever we get that BFP I know that time of the year bothers a lot of people but if I was due around then I'd be very happy. I'd just make sure to celebrate the child's birthday & Christmas separately. My cousin is born on Christmas day & it's never bothered her. If anything her parents over compensated for it & she's never felt left out. Make sure you do what u're comfortable with. Good luck!!

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    This has been an on going internal dilemma for me whilst ive been on this TTC journey. If we dont fall this cycle, then we will avoid dtd through my fertile week in the next cycle so we dont have a christmas baby. If by some crazy miracle we fall pregnant then so be it but we will try not to. Its a really expensive time of year!!

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    I'm just wondering if any of the posters above have considered that they might not have bubs on their edd? So you might skip trying one cycle and possibly fall pregnant the following cycle but bub might come early around Xmas anyway? Just saying it isn't something you can really plan unless you skip several cycles and even then you never really know. But I do totally get the concern some people feel about it. I just think personally, it isn't worth missing my chance to get pregnant. I know when you haven't had a bub before, it's almost inconceivable to you that your due date will come and go without bub making an appearance - I personally felt a huge anticlimax when my due date came and went.. Bub was born a week over and only because I was induced. Just some food for thought

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    Quote Originally Posted by witherwings View Post
    I'm just wondering if any of the posters above have considered that they might not have bubs on their edd? So you might skip trying one cycle and possibly fall pregnant the following cycle but bub might come early around Xmas anyway? Just saying it isn't something you can really plan unless you skip several cycles and even then you never really know. But I do totally get the concern some people feel about it. I just think personally, it isn't worth missing my chance to get pregnant. I know when you haven't had a bub before, it's almost inconceivable to you that your due date will come and go without bub making an appearance - I personally felt a huge anticlimax when my due date came and went.. Bub was born a week over and only because I was induced. Just some food for thought
    Yes, this is very true. My mum was due 14 Jan but was born on 24 Dec. She hates xmas because of it. This cycle i would be due around 24 Nov, next cycle around 21 Dec and cycle afterwards 17 Jan so could easily for all of them have a baby near or around Christmas. It doesn't bother me - just give me a bfp please

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    To me an edd is a small matter, I wouldn't give up the possibility of getting pregnant for anything!

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    Quote Originally Posted by witherwings View Post
    I'm just wondering if any of the posters above have considered that they might not have bubs on their edd? So you might skip trying one cycle and possibly fall pregnant the following cycle but bub might come early around Xmas anyway? Just saying it isn't something you can really plan unless you skip several cycles and even then you never really know. But I do totally get the concern some people feel about it. I just think personally, it isn't worth missing my chance to get pregnant. I know when you haven't had a bub before, it's almost inconceivable to you that your due date will come and go without bub making an appearance - I personally felt a huge anticlimax when my due date came and went.. Bub was born a week over and only because I was induced. Just some food for thought
    Good point!!

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    I never said I wouldnt TTC just coz its xmas time LOL. Knowing my luck it will happen then just coz its a crazy time of the year

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    Thanks for all the opinions girls. I agree sjay, I think the EDD is hardly ever right anyway so might as well give it a go!


 

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