(Closed) when did you tell FB you were expecting?

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: when did you tell FB you were expecting?
    right away- as soon as we found out : (5 votes)
    5 %
    first trimester (before 12 weeks) : (9 votes)
    10 %
    second trimester : (61 votes)
    65 %
    third trimester : (2 votes)
    2 %
    we're not going to tell : (17 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 3
    2459 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    16.5 weeks, we told family and close friends at 14 weeks and I told work at 16 weeks.

    Post # 4
    3773 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 1999

    We told at 12 weeks. We told family and then I made a subtle picture change with my girls in their Big sister shirts. No status update though.

    Post # 5
    799 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011


    You’re brave 🙂

    Post # 6
    484 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I’m going to announce on July 17th – our 2 year wedding anniversary and I will be almost 11 weeks then. It will be amazing if it doesn’t come out on FB before then as most of our close friends/family know. LOL.

    Post # 7
    2815 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    It was 13 weeks for us! My boss and our families knew before then though.

    Post # 8
    700 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2004

    i didn’t officially post anything on fb until i started showing around 14 weeks. I posted a pic of my belly. Im really petite, so i started showing pretty quickly.

    Post # 9
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    My SIL just miscarried at 12 weeks, so that cemented for us not wanting to tell people till at least 12 weeks when it happens for us.

    Post # 10
    7296 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    i just came out on facebook 2 nights ago!  i was 20w5d. I wanted to wait until i had both my scans and results from the first and second prental screenings before going public.  Although i had been telling a lot of people as i talked to them to personally after the 13 or 14 week mark.

    Post # 11
    65 posts
    Worker bee

    @stephanie63087:  after week 20 we changed our profile picture (we have a joint account) in which I was clearly showing. We got a lot of comments and this is pretty much how people knew, but we didn’t “officially announce” it.

    Post # 12
    218 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    15 weeks here!

    Post # 13
    172 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Made an announcement on fb at 13.5 weeks! We waited til after the 12 week scan to make sure everything was developing as it should and the person doing the ultrasound gave us the nuchal measurements which were within the healthy range. Quite a few people knew by then and it was getting harder to keep the news off facebook until we announced. About 2 weeks before we did announce I did a facebook friend clean-out so that the random people I didnt know well and people I didn’t have much to do with during high school didn’t get to know the personal news.

    Post # 14
    618 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011


    we told at 7 weeks and ended up miscarrying at 20 weeks. Next pregnancy we probably wont announce it officially until we have the baby.

    Post # 15
    618 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    Don’t know what the wtw is?!? Sorry!

    Post # 16
    1684 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    after the first ultrasound at 9ish weeks I really couldn’t help myself & posted the picture. It made me nervous because it was still pretty early but gah! I was just so excited I didn’t think. /looks sheepish

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