Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community
When to announce???
About This Community:

A community of expecting mothers (18 to 24 Years Old) offering support through pregnancy and childbirth. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

When to announce???

I'm 11 weeks and have announced to close family and friends and am wondering when I should tell everyone else. I've had many friends announce their pregnancy only to end up losing the baby. I didn't find out I was pregnant with my first until 18 weeks so I knew I was in the clear and told everyone. I'm not used to this 1st trimester business!
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
4287262_tn?1359002612
They usually say its safe after 12 weeks end of first trimester. My dr. Said that its fine to announce once u see and hear the heart beat because the chance of miscarriage decreases great when there is a heart beat.
Blank
4191640_tn?1361178327
I told my parents and work at 16 weeks juss to be on the safe side. I heard after you reach your second trimester, your risk of having a m/c drops significantly, so that's why I waited a lil' bit after I reached the 2nd trimester.
Blank
4191640_tn?1361178327
Oh yea, and like ashkevin said too about the heartbeat! Forgot about that part. ;-P
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thanks guys. I think Im
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I think I'm going to wait until 14 weeks. I don't want to do it at 12 and I don't like the number 13....so 14 it is!  :) Thanks again!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom commented on specialmom's status
34 mins ago
1580318_tn?1425508904
Blank
Shannon79 uploaded new photos
1 hr ago
1580318_tn?1425508904
Blank
Shannon79 commented on Bullying
1 hr ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
Tavi12
10515800_tn?1419230634
Blank
kendallleblanc
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
AubsMomma472014
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
katie_1989
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mummainoz
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
Tavi12
10515800_tn?1419230634
Blank
kendallleblanc
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
AubsMomma472014
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
katie_1989
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mummainoz