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Black Friday 40 weeks pregnant Mommy of two (: 2 kids; Killeen, Texas 600 posts
11th Nov '12

Call me crazy but I am what most people would call a shopaholic.. I religiously go Black Friday shopping every year. This year I'll be due 3 days after Black Friday but I desperately want to go. Nowhere too crazy just walmart and target. Should I go, of course someone will go with me in case my water breaks or anything or just opt for Cyber Monday? :P

CA ♥ 2 kids; Bridgeport, Connecticut 8876 posts
11th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mommy of two (::</b>" Call me crazy but I am what most people would call a shopaholic.. I religiously go Black Friday shopping ... [snip!] ... target. Should I go, of course someone will go with me in case my water breaks or anything or just opt for Cyber Monday? :P "</blockquote>




No way in hell I would go, people are crazy pushing and shoving

Mommy of two (: 2 kids; Killeen, Texas 600 posts
11th Nov '12
Quoting CA ♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mommy of two (::</b>" Call me crazy but I am what most people ... [snip!] ... or just opt for Cyber Monday? :P "</blockquote> No way in hell I would go, people are crazy pushing and shoving"


I've never experienced any of that :P No way in hell I'm going to a big city or Toys R Us. Toys R Us and Best Buy are typically the more "violent" places in my town.

♥Love♥ TTC since Jun 2013; 2 angel babies; California 6015 posts
11th Nov '12
Quoting CA ♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mommy of two (::</b>" Call me crazy but I am what most people ... [snip!] ... or just opt for Cyber Monday? :P "</blockquote> No way in hell I would go, people are crazy pushing and shoving"

:!: Ive been every year for the past 10 years, Im even taking off work this year to go but I still wouldnt, esp those places. I might go later in the day to places in the mall that wouldnt be crazy though

~~My Pet Wussy~~ 3 kids; USA 23722 posts
11th Nov '12

I'd go. Well... I wouldn't go, but I hate black Friday and crowds. If you like it , go. Maybe it'll bring on labor.

user banned 1 child; Portland, Maine 20613 posts
11th Nov '12

I personally wouldn't. I don't do Black Friday shopping normally though just because I can barely handle the crowds during the rest of the year.

May♥ 1 child; Texas 9183 posts
status 11th Nov '12

Yes! Do it.

Turtley Mikey Due October 31; 2 kids; California 50611 posts
11th Nov '12

Black Friday is f**king dumb. You can get the same sales online the same day. Just stay home and order online... all you need is to go in labor in a store with 400 + people in it.. LOL

*~* Superwoman *~* 1 child; Moreno Valley, California 2045 posts
11th Nov '12

can you do online shopping? ..... If you feel up to it Id say go but dont ignore your body just for the sake of shopping.

Mommy of two (: 2 kids; Killeen, Texas 600 posts
11th Nov '12
Quoting ~~My Pet Wussy~~:" I'd go. Well... I wouldn't go, but I hate black Friday and crowds. If you like it , go. Maybe it'll bring on labor."


That was kind of my strategy :) aside from the finishing christmas shopping I'll need to get done.

slayera Due February 2 (twins); 4 kids; 3 angel babies; nowhere, ca, United States 1227 posts
11th Nov '12

i have grappled with this dilemma as well. im due thanksgiving, but god i wanna go to black friday! but iv decided not, as people are so rude & im so close to delivery.:cry:

Mommy of two (: 2 kids; Killeen, Texas 600 posts
11th Nov '12
Quoting Mrs. God of Thunder:" Black Friday is f**king dumb. You can get the same sales online the same day. Just stay home and order online... all you need is to go in labor in a store with 400 + people in it.. LOL"


I've done Black Friday online and waiting for the stuff to get to you before Christmas is ridiculous. I've ordered things online on Black Friday, didn't get them until the first week of January -_____-



It'll make for a good story to tell the baby and everyone else :)

Monica♥YASDYARDFR 17 kids; Beverly Hills, California 57063 posts
11th Nov '12

I live in a big city and Black Friday is calmer here vs Killeen because we have more than one Walmart or Target in our town. Where I live I would go but I wouldn't hit up any super centers. You never know what the crowd will be like each year so I wouldn't risk going and getting trampled by some psycho trying to get a $3 Barbie.

Momma +2 Girls 2 kids; Indiana 3612 posts
11th Nov '12

Id order online or go later in the day. I mentioned going and one of my friends told me i should make a shirt that says something like "dont hit me, im pregnant" or something like that lol. Ive never actually been to the store during the Madness.