Thanks for the suggestions. I decided that I might as well take supplements, at least for the first 3 months, as I don't really care about a potential waste of money just now, if there is the possibility they will do some good. I book I really like recommended BioCare's pregnancy tablets, but I couln't find them, so I've got Nature Plus Prenatal - never heard of this before, but Fresh & Wild usually has good stuf. Also taking an Omega 3 fish oil supplement as the same book recommended this for optimal brain development, and although I usually love fish, I can't bear to be in the same room as it just now.
Kate - I'm also 6 weeks pregnant with my second (not counting a miscarriage in August, also at 6 weeks). I'm not sure of my due date (haven't seen my GP but have done a fantastic self-referal to a community midwife service over the phone, which did not mention due dates) but my last period was 12th Sept. I'd love to swap horror stories with you - I'm finding it quite hard to just keep up with normal life at the moment as I mostly feel like going back to bed. Luckily DD (2.5 yrs) is OK for me to have a rest in the afternoon as long as I talk to her a bit. She plays with her teddies and turns story tapes on and off (she's more interested in the buttons on the tape player than the story) and climbs on me demanding to be read to, but it could be worse. I hate having to cook the eveing meal though. IN my first pregnancy, I think I stopped cooking for at least the fist trimester and DH had to do it all. That's not an option now.
I'm hoping to have home birth if everything goes smoothly. I had quite a good experience last time in a birth centre, but had to have pethadine to get some sleep part way through as it all took so long (I didn't sleep for 3 consecutive nights). SO long as it is shorter this time, I feel quite confident about it.
Do you have a boy or girl, and how old?
Best wishes, Tamsin