The baby bump may have gone unnoticed at last month’s New York Fashion Show, but People confirms that Uma Thurman is expecting her third child. The actress, who will appear on NBC‘s new drama Smash during a five episode stint, has two children with ex-husband Ethan Hawke, and this will be her first child with her boyfriend since 2007, Arpad Busson.
How do you know when it’s time to reveal your pregnancy?
Once you find out you’re going to have a baby, it can seem impossible to think about anything else, and there’s no best time to make the announcement. There are, however, advantages and disadvantages to telling people early or waiting to share. Cupid has some things to keep in mind:
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1. Advice: If family and friends know from the get-go of your pregnancy, they may have some useful advice throughout. If they try to cram it all into a short period of time, however, it might become overwhelming.
2. Support: Having support through all the stages of your pregnancy may prove very helpful emotionally and psychically, but if too many people know, the outpouring of support may end up stressing you out.
3. Miscarriage: You should definitely wait until you’re at least 8 weeks pregnant to start spreading the announcement. It might be nice to have the support from family and friends if things go wrong, but taking back the announcement will force you to relive the thought and moment constantly.
When did you know you were ready to announce your pregnancy? Share your comments below.