Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Tuesday's Twenty Questions

Answers are specifically about my first pregnancy, while I was expecting Little Man -

1. Was your pregnancy planned, and how old were you?
No it wasn't, I was 32.

2. What were your reaction?
Surprised yet surreal. 

3. How did you find out you were pregnant?
Menses was late; constantly lethargic and decided to get a test kit, followed by confirmation given by a gynae.

4. Who did you tell first?

5. Did you find out the sex?
Yes. Approximately around end of 1st trimester.

6. Did you have morning sickness?
Yes nauseous throughout the day and feeling sick every minute of the day. In spite of that, I have an appetite so big that it scared me.

7.What did you crave?

Beef and more beef!!!

8. Who / What irritated you the most?
Everything haha...feeling sick, tired, and super ugly. I have totally no notion what is happiness during that time.

9. Did you wish you had a different gender from what you obtained?
No, I didn't have any preference.

10. How many kilos did you gain during the entire pregnancy?
18kg!!! Being petite in built, gaining 18kg made me feel like I could roll like a ball more than walk.

11. Where did you think the baby was conceived?
At home - believe it was during our wedding night.

12. Did you have any complications during the pregnancy?
No complications but was diagnosed as diabetic hence had to be put on insulin throughout the 9mths of pregnancy and have to monitor my blood sugar regularly. Visiting 2 specialist doctors (gynae and endrocrinologist) monthly.

13. Where did you give birth?
It was where I was born - Mt Alvernia

14. How many hours were you in labour?
Ermm... didn't have to go through that, thankfully!

15. Who watched you give birth?
Doctors, nurses and whoever else was there except hubby

16. Was it natural, or C-Sect?
C-Sect as baby was breeched. 

17. Did you take medication to ease the pain?
Doctor told me I was on Morphine for the first day right after the operation.

18. When was your child born?
2 January 2006

19. What is his / her name?
His name is Timothy

20. How old is he today?
He's just entered Primary One this year, so he's 7.

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Irene Soh said...

Wow Timothy is conceived fron your wedding night. How exciting!

Mamabliss said...

haha yeah we believe it's so bec I got pregnant rather soon after my wedding. Counting back the days, it shd have been our wedding night :P

Sandra Tan said...

Heh heh! Such fun to read!

Mamabliss said...

hee yeah Sandra I had fun reading others sharing as well ;) thank Regina for starting it!

MummyMOO said...

Wah!! You one of the steady ones who could manage to do a 'wedding night'!

Most friends (including myself) were so deadbeat (and drunk!) to do anything more than sleep on our respective sides of the bed. Hahhah!

Madeline Heng said...

Yah man, wedding night. Whee-yu-wheet! Enthu sia lol

Mamabliss said...

heh heh... Regina, we had a very simple church reception and there was no booze around :P so we were very sober on that day :D

Mamabliss said...

Madeline, it's the official night mah :P