When I found out I was pregnant – Mummy Bee

When I found out I was pregnant – Mummy Bee

Hi and welcome to the 2nd week of my guest series – When I found out I was pregnant. This week I’m joined by the lovely Bridget from Mummy Bee who discusses how surprised she was to find out that she was pregnant. She has also shared a scan picture and a photo of herself – she looked so stylish and glowing while pregnant! I hope you enjoy reading her story as much as I did!1.       When did you find out you were pregnant?

I found out I was pregnant in 2015 after coming home from our holiday in Barcelona.

2.       Where were you when you found out you were pregnant?

I was on the toilet seat with the pregnancy test on the floor. I remember just sitting there staring at it in total disbelief.

3.       Were you surprised?

Yes, I was very surprised because I was not expecting it at all.

4.       Before you took a pregnancy test, did you have any signs that you may be pregnant?

No, I had no idea at all.  I remember I was feeling really weird and not myself on holiday and didn’t think too much of it. When we came back from our holiday I still wasn’t feeling too good and my boyfriend just suggested that I take a test as he was convinced that I was pregnant.

5.       What were the first thoughts that went through your mind when you found out you were pregnant?

I thought that maybe there was something wrong with the test, I just could not believe it so I did two more tests and they all came out positive and I just felt so guilty and worried for the baby because I had drunk quite a lot of sangria on my holiday the previous week. But I knew I shouldn’t feel guilty because I didn’t know that I was pregnant.

6.       How did you tell your partner you were pregnant?

I didn’t need to tell him it was his idea for me to take the test and I think my face said it all when I opened the bathroom door shaking and I just showed him the pregnancy tests and he was so happy.

7.       What was your partner’s reaction?

He was so very happy and excited where as I was more scared and anxious. I think it took me a whole week to believe and accept that I was pregnant I kept thinking that it was not real.

About Bridget:

  • From London, UK
  • Proud new mum of a little boy
  • Works in fashion
  • Blogs about her everyday experiences, issues affecting parents and relevant topics in mainstream and alternative media

You can find her on her blog Mummy Bee, as well as on Instagram, Google+ and Youtube.

I really enjoyed reading Bridget’s story, it is completely different to Claire’s story last week and shows us how everyone’s experiences of getting a positive pregnancy test result is different. I can really relate to Bridget’s story, as I also took three pregnancy tests and had concerns about alcohol consumption when I didn’t know I was pregnant (although my midwife did reassure me that at such an early stage of pregnancy it was absolutely nothing to worry about).

Thank you for taking part, Bridget! x

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  1. Mummy Bee
    18th February 2017 / 1:19 pm

    Thank you for sharing my story. x x

    • 18th February 2017 / 2:50 pm

      Thank you for taking part in the guest series, I loved your story! 🙂 xx

  2. softfuzzygunddog
    19th February 2017 / 11:39 am

    I reckon it’s a shock at first for most everyone! I have this annoying tendency to just take everything in stride, go with the flow, roll with the punches. You get the idea. So when I was faced with my first positive pregnancy test I only spent about 3min in disbelief and shock then I moved straight into planning.

    • 19th February 2017 / 8:04 pm

      That’s a very good attitude to have to things 🙂 I wish I was more like that! Why do you find it annoying, out of interest?
      Thank you for your comment xx

      • softfuzzygunddog
        20th February 2017 / 8:09 am

        I say it’s annoying because I would love to just break down, even a little, when things get too tough but for some reason I just can’t. I have to be strong. All the time. And it’s really tiring. People like to ask me how I put up with something, or how I manage and my only answer is “what else am I supposed to do?” I have to keep moving forward and doing my best, even if I want to assume the fetal position and pretend I don’t have responsibilities.
        To summarize, my greatest weakness is my inability to show or admit weakness, therefore everyone thinks I’m fine all the time. Or something like that.

        • 20th February 2017 / 10:40 pm

          That makes sense now that you’ve explained it. It must be tough having to constantly be strong, perhaps more so in some ways than breaking down.

  3. 20th February 2017 / 7:39 pm

    I remember just staring at the positive test too, I don’t think I could believe my eyes! It’s great that you were both so happy, its such a fantastic memory!

    Another great addition to this series, thanks so much for sharing with #Blogstravaganza xx

    • 20th February 2017 / 10:49 pm

      I’m absolutely loving reading these stories as they come into my inbox and Mummy Bee’s was a very enjoyable read! 🙂 Such lovely memories 🙂
      Thanks for reading and commenting xx

  4. 20th February 2017 / 10:14 pm

    What a lovely idea for a series! I can relate to this – I’d bee away on a girls weekend just before I discovered I was pregnant os had drank a lot. Thanks for joining #fortheloveofBLOG

    • 20th February 2017 / 11:00 pm

      Thank you 🙂 Although I hadn’t drank much, I remember drinking a couple of glasses of Bailey’s last year and I worried myself silly about it when I found out I was pregnant. Thanks for commenting x

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