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How did you tell your family?

Hey, im 21 years old & having my first baby, i am 11.5 weeks so i should probably tell my parents soon, any tips or ideas on how? (:

P.s. i live on my own so i can hide it a little longer but im already starting to show -_-
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I was in your same position a few weeks ago lol but I still live with my parents, well i said to myself bc i know my mom wouldn't b happy ..so I said it straight i told her "I know that you're gonna have the same reaction either way" even if u sugarcoat it and go around it at the end its gonna b the same news so I said " I'm having a baby" little I knew i was the one crying and she was upset but happy at the same time since I'm her only daughter and I just turned 22 , same with my dad, believe it or not eventually everything is gonna b okay. Best wishes mommy to be! (:
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I did the same thing my parents are strict and I was crying but now I'm 33 weeks and both my parents are excited over time they will start to be more and more excited especially if it's their first grandbaby.
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Btw the sooner u do it the better, ur parents can feel left out or some type of way:/ and u will feel wayyyyy better! Believe me
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Thanks! Yea i am just scared that there going to be 'disapointed' & we all know how much it ***** to disapoint your parents..
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Same here.  I told my mom. I just gave her the ultrasound.  It looks funny because she already expected that I was pregnant. It wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be.  And I'm glad that it is over.
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Were always scared to tell our parents i never told my dad my sister did lol and my mom she was happy between my mom lives in California my dad in mexico and i live in dallas tx with my partner but we always scared lol but best wishes every parents  different
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Im 17 how am i suppose to tell her
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Straight forward. "I'm pregnant " throw in a I know your going to be upset but.....
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I'll be 20, and when I found out I was pregnant I cried, I was so nervous to tell my mom, I never really had the guts to come out with it, we were sitting in her room and I was crying but I was trying to hide it, I kept pretending I would yawn so my eyes could get "watery" from that then finally I was just like omg forget this and I just started crying and she babied me and kept saying what's wrong and I finally said I was pregnant, waiting for disappointment, but she was actually very happy. Sometimes it's easier than we expect it to be, but it's definitely better to tell them sooner rather than later because they do feel left out on things. Good luck to any new mothers trying to plan on how to tell your parents, all will be fine.
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I'm 20 I have a 3 year old lil boy no baby dad to h now I pregnant again so telling your parents when I told bout my first one they were upset bad but lil layer they were so excited n helped me n supported be though it all
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I understand how you feel it's weird but even now I love with my husband and I can't tell my dad yet lol I just had a son 8 months ago and we already 2 other kids lol sooo were planned it but yeah I think just taking them to eat and breaking the news works best food in the belly always helps
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I was worried with my first my husband and I were in a bad spot and we were not officially together at that time. my mom already suspected my dad was fine which shocked me. I was 23 we lived together bc we have been friends since 2010 his mom had passed away and I had him stay with me. anyways I was shocked they were supportive so don't worry too much they will hopefully be supportive. now we are married which not many people know and we are having our second which everyone was happy about again.
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My mom always just knows before I even know for sure. Just sit down with them and tell them, or you can be cutesy and do one of those reveal ideas on pintrest.
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