Deciding When to Announce Your Pregnancy




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Some believe that women should always wait until after their 12 week scan to announce their pregnancy. Others say that you should announce it as soon as you know. If you’re having a hard time deciding when the right time for you is, consider the pro’s and con’s below.
 

Announcing Early(Before 12 Weeks):

Pro’s
You get an early support system
More assistance while you’re energy is being zapped
Support in the event of miscarriage
 
Con’s
A less than thrilled boss
Unwanted advice and opinions come early
Having to deal with questions and explanations if you miscarry
 

Announcing After 12 Weeks:

Pro’s
More time to wrap your head around the news
Having a nice little secret with your partner for awhile
Less fear of miscarriage
 
Con’s
Keeping a secret can be difficult
Hiding morning sickness and fatigue for 12 weeks
If you miscarry, you have little or no support
 
Ultimately, the decision of when to announce your pregnancy is completely up to you. No matter what, you should make sure you are comfortable with sharing your news.
 
Do you know when you’re announcing your pregnancy?


By: Alecia Stanton



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