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    I notice there is a new trend to not FB. Its in vogue to not put up an announcement.

    I documented our Ivf journey so everybody got a photo of my poas about 5 mins after it happened. Conversely I also had to announce our baby leaving us at 14 weeks and everybody was so supportive.

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    Pregnancy #1 - we told immediate family and my closest friend at about 4/5 weeks, mostly for support as I was spotting a fair bit. My friend was the only person who knew we were TTC and the struggles we'd had. I had to tell work at 6wks when I started bleeding and needed to leave abruptly one day. I miscarried a few days later and it was awful having to tell people what happened.

    Pregnancy #2 - immediate family at 6wks on my 30th birthday. Close friends at 7wks and work at 13wks. Announced on FB at 17wks.

    Pregnancy #3 - DS is an IVF baby and we made a decision going into it that we'd be quite open about what we were doing. It made things a lot easier when organizing time off work and babysitting for DD when I had procedures done. So we told family and friends pretty much straight away. I told my boss and announced it at work at 13wks when we returned from the Christmas break.

    If you want to tell people, go for it!

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    I told my 2 best friends a few days after finding out.

    I told work and family at 8 weeks. Then everyone else early in second trimester.

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    I told my best friend the day after I found out, DH's family found out by accident a week after that (about 5 weeks). Told my family at 8 weeks, then extended family at 12 weeks. And probably lots of other people along the way there (DH was too excited!).
    We didn't post on FB until she was born. Personal choice

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    Default When did you announce your pregnancy?

    After our first scan at 9 weeks. We were too excited to keep it a secret any longer.

    Next time around I will not be announcing at all, we will just tell family and close friends

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    We waited until after our 12 week scan to make sure everything was ok, as that was our first scan so had no idea if there was a baby in there or not... we then told our close family and friends just after 13 weeks.

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    I announced as soon as I had two lines lol yay #4!! 🙊

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    DD1 we told our parents at around 6 weeks (found out I was pregnant at 5 weeks), then everyone else after my 12 week scan.
    DD2 (overdue) we found out before I was even four weeks! We told our parents and siblings the day we found out, then DH's grandparents a few days later. MIL told us off for telling 'everyone' so early! That p*ssed me off! As for everyone else, DH made a video of DD1 saying mummy is having a baby and put it on FB. I also told my work at 13 weeks because word would have gotten out quick.

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    Our parents and DH brother and sister were told as soon as we found out but they all knew we were trying for bub. But we've just had 12 wk scans and everything is perfect so we've made it completely public now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsA2B View Post
    Hi all, like the title says, how many weeks were you when you announced your pregnancy?

    Did you wait until 12 weeks or did you tell earlier or later? And why did you decide to do it when you did?

    I'll be 10 weeks tomorrow with twins and have had two scans showing everything is on track with nice strong heartbeats.

    We have already told immediate family and close friends but frankly, I'm tired of hiding my rapidly expanding belly and my general exhaustion/spewyness/excitement!

    I'd like to share the news remaining friends & family this weekend and then announce on FB/work next week at 11 weeks.

    I know there is a risk that my 12 week scan will come back higher risk but on the balance of probabilities, I think I'm okay with taking the risk.... But keen to hear of others experiences!
    At the end of the day it is what you are comfortable with. If you tell people before 12 week scan and then something happens, are you going to cope with having to explain it all to them.

    But then by the same token if you don't tell people and something happens then you may end up explaining it anyway.


 

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