(Closed) Young, pregnant, nervous bride.. HELP!!!

posted 5 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: Wait or do it now?!
    May 2013 : (87 votes)
    71 %
    May 2014 : (22 votes)
    18 %
    Girl, you're screwed! ;) : (14 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 3
    38 posts
    • Wedding: September 2013

    If you move it up to this May, can all of your friends from far away still come!? If they can, I would say go for it! It will be so stressful to have a baby and get get the whole wedding together next year!

    Post # 4
    2952 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 1998

    If I were you I would move it up to May this year or othwise May next year.

    Congratulation too:)

    Post # 5
    1164 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    @sclark1991:  have you tried contacting your vendors, and have asked if they’re available next month? Their availability (or perhaps lack of), may help you make your decision.

    Also think about your guests–they are coming from out of town/state, so they will have to make the necessary travel arrangements, as well as bring a gift.  Perhaps having a few months to save is what they required, but now they might only have 1 month to save.

    Post # 6
    714 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @sclark1991:  Is your original date totally out of the question? What does your dress look like? can you fit in it with a little belly? or do you not want to be showing at all?

    Post # 7
    2556 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Talk to your vendors?  See if any of them are even available for this May and/or if they are willing to carry over any deposits on either date.  I would think you’d be scrambling a little more to have a wedding next month & some of your guests may not be in the position to travel to a wedding within a month.  I would honestly go with 2014.

    Post # 11
    2555 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I’d definitely do it this may! way easier to get married a little pregnant thatn with a little baby

    Post # 12
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I would do it this May. however, isnt that short notice for all your guests? That is only a month from now and airfare and hotels for Memorial weekend looking this late may be a nightmare!

    Post # 13
    39 posts

    If you want to get married before your baby comes I would elope. I would cancel your wedding on Labor Day and then invite close friends and family to join you for your elopment over Memorial Day since it looks like your vendors might be available. Since you have people traveling from outside the country, it might be a bit much to ask them to change their flight and all their arrangements and such on short notice for the wedding. If you invte them to an elopement maybe it will be less pressure on them to spend the extra money? It might feel less formal and more like “Hey were are getting married if you can make it great! If not we totally understand”. Not sure if that makes sense.

    The other option I think would be to postpone till next year or buy a new dress and stick with your original date. Good luck!

    Post # 14
    1797 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I agree with pp about considering eloping, or just moving your wedding like you to include anyone that is available. As for your Labor Day wedding you could always do a reception/baby shower and invite the international guests. 

    Post # 15
    1657 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I would also consider eloping, mainly because it seems easier at this point, especially with a kid on the way. Congrats on the upcoming baby btw!

    And lol your original date was on my birthday, haha. Completely unrelated, I know.

    Post # 16
    5966 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    One thing to consider is that in Sept you’ll be in the midst of your 3rd trimester and will likely be feelign better than next month.  But of course, this is your second child, so you’ll have the best idea about how you’ll be feeling.


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