5 years ago
any expectant new mums out there?

Hello, i am 30 years old and live in Leeds. I have RRMS and am expecting my first baby at the end of May 2013 and am really excited about it but was thinking it might be nice to meet some other mums who also understood the extra pressures that having MS may bring at this time and to be able to share information and experiences and support :O)

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Hi, @helenw8686, and welcome to our piece of cyberspace.
I’m sure some of our female members will be along soon to help out. But in the meantime, here are some recent posts on this subject:-
There are quite a few posts, so have a good lookaround.
Hope this helps.

Hi Helen

Congratulations! I’m also expecting my first Baby and have RRMS. Mine is due on 16th Feb so not long to go now. I know how you feel, it is exciting. I can’t wait to meet my little one but I’m also a little apprehensive of how I might cope if and when I relapse.

How has your pregnancy been so far?

Hey Helen,

My husband and I haven’t been able to get pregnant. But I guess you can say we’re expecting cause we’re going to start the adoption process this year. Yeah! I’m 28 and have RRMS. I totally understand the pressures cause every time I have a “bad week” I start thinking, “how the heck can I take care of a kid like this?” but I know your maternal instinct kicks in and it’s amazing the things you can accomplish even when having a “bad week.”

Congratulations on your pregnancy!


thanks for your replies – Stumbler do you know how i can upload a picture? ive been trying to do it using edit profile button and clkicking on picture etc but nothing seems to work.

Jat and Sarah thanks for your replies, im going to try to send a message to your inbox as trying to get used to this website – it seems a bit like facebook but havent got my head round it sp will have a play about.

@helenw8686, you wouldn’t be using an iPad or an Apple Mac, would you? It’s just that I know of another problem which seems to be Apple-based……


no im not. i will keep trying!

Sorry I am not an expected mum I just wanted to follow on about picture download I do use an iPad but was successful first time wanted to change it and now it won’t work so please stumbler work your magic and help !!!

I believe the Avatar issue may be down to the size of the image being used. Try and resize the image to 150 x 150 pixels and see if that does it. 😎

hi helen, i’m expectant but not a new mum. i’m expecting my fourth in a couple of weeks. should be interesting. congratulations to you!

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