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Trying for a 4th child

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Beks1 Mon 28-Sep-20 16:24:36

I have 3 DC age 12, 11 and 4 and we're thinking about trying for a 4th. How different/difficult is it going from 3 to 4? Is it much harder to give each child a good amount of attention?

Obviously at the moment it's difficult with coronavirus but we've been waiting for the right time to have another for the past few years and with everything that's happening lately it seems there's never going to be a right time and maybe we should just go for it. I am worried about what the future may hold though. Money isn't too much of an issue we do have a 3 bedroom house so would need more space in the future but we're looking at moving or extending our house.

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Sunnydaysstillhere Mon 28-Sep-20 17:01:27

Ime going from 3 to 4 is easier than 2 to 3!!
And 10 - 11 was a breeze!!. grin
4 =no middle dc...
A hand each for you and your dh!!

Kanaloa Mon 28-Sep-20 17:25:39

I have four. In my opinion it was harder going from 1-2. It depends on your specific kids though, by the time I had my fourth the eldest two were like a second mum and dad, they’re quite relaxed and helpful with siblings generally. If your older kids are more high needs it’s different. I don’t find it too hard to spread my attention, it’s easy to fit the older two in after the little two are in bed.

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