Ladies I need some advice. My OH is from Derbyshire, his parents live there still, he relocated to Edinburgh to live with me. That's the background. Since I found out i was pregnant I have had no congratulations or nothing. my mum has been a gem, bought the pram and loads of other stuff. they asked what they could get, and we said a cot-OH mum hit the roof and was saying it's expensive. Please bear in mind, his parents are high flyers both with own businesses, my mum is on her own-works but is no where near as well off as them, but does not grudge buying anything. Afterall this is their first grandchild but my mums 2nd. I thought it was common for one set of parents to buy the pram, and the others the cot. Please note I am not materialistic, I just find their whole tight attitude offensive. All we have had from them is 1 pack of baby gro's even then my OH had to tell them to buy something. What topped it all off was last night, me and Dale got engaged on 3/12/05 had engagement cards from everyone else and not from them. Dale pulled them up and they said that we weren't getting one as we weren't having a party. A party when we are due a baby in January and are spending money like no tomorrow on her arrival!! Don't think so. So I went madat Dale, shouting and swearing saying he should be telling them straight to buck up their ideas, then I broke down in tears and couldn't stop. Why are they being like this and not sharing the joy of the first grand daughter in the family? Sorry for the long story, there is a million other things I could tell. I just feel really low about it all, especially when they are coming up to stay tomorrow for the weekend!