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To want to abandonother aspects of life and make multiple squishy babies?

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BossWitch Wed 04-Feb-15 14:11:24

My feminist principles have flown out the bloody window. Am lying in bed next to my sleeping baby, and she's just to damn cute. Plus I had a really good pregnancy and easy labour. I just want to sack off the world outside and pop out millions of the little things. Or maybe seven.

If only I'd had the foresight to marry rich. <sighs dramatically>

Macarooned Wed 04-Feb-15 14:12:55

Aaaah grin
Congratulations flowers cake brew

BossWitch Wed 04-Feb-15 14:13:01

Arghh! Apparently my ability to select the appropriate 'too' sneaked out the window as well! blush

floatyflo Wed 04-Feb-15 14:13:18

You can have feminist principles AND be a mother to lots of children you know. Gosh you can even be a SAHM. It's about having a choice and being able to make it.

cailindana Wed 04-Feb-15 14:17:20

Awwww smile

There's nothing anti-feminist about having a truckload of children btw. Your poor old pelvic floor might not be too happy with you though.

PenguinsandtheTantrumofDoom Wed 04-Feb-15 14:17:32

This bit is easy. Enjoy. You might be grateful of options later on grin grin

WorraLiberty Wed 04-Feb-15 14:19:03

What floaty said.

BossWitch Wed 04-Feb-15 14:22:32

The shameful thing is that this isn't even the new born love-fest, she's eight months!

Am expecting toddlerhood and potty training will make me somewhat less keen on birthing my own football team.

Maybe just five-a-side.... wink

BossWitch Wed 04-Feb-15 14:23:55

And yes, I know - floaty and Cailindana speak the truth!

McFox Wed 04-Feb-15 14:26:04

Aww, my DS is 7 months and I feel the same smile To hell with the years if study and years of working my ass of to get my career to a good point, now I just couldn't give a shit smile

YoullLikeItNotaLot Wed 04-Feb-15 14:31:02

I remember being on a euphoric high after having DC 2 and nearly crying with realisation at how awesome women are and what a privilege it us to be a woman. Luckily my phone had no charge or I might well have texted every woman I knew with this insight. At 3am.

But yes, every time I snuggle a baby it fills me with total love. Babies are amazing.

BossWitch Wed 04-Feb-15 14:33:00

Exactly McFox! Add to that - I weigh less now than I have in about seven years. And my skin is clear. I should have had babies fucking ages ago!!

Nolim Wed 04-Feb-15 14:39:28

Go for it.

livingzuid Wed 04-Feb-15 14:54:47

YANBU. Went back to work and quit again 5 months later. Currently back in bed gazing happily at sleeping 8 mo DD and sneakily hoping I am pg with second (not that I think there is much chance of that as both dh and I have a horrendous flu but I can hope!). It's a whole different perspective when you have dc. I couldn't care less if I never worked again. Being with her is so much more fun grin

KnittedJimmyChoos Wed 04-Feb-15 14:58:16

Ahhh - congratulations you lucky thing...a beautiful new born smile however i thought being a feminist meant being about choice....and choosing to look after babies or choosing not too....

KnittedJimmyChoos Wed 04-Feb-15 14:59:15

oppp she isnt a NB!! OK, sorry op, anyway still a delicious baby grin

livingzuid Wed 04-Feb-15 14:59:32

I had a terrible pregnancy (he and survived off McDonald's for nine months) and 31 hours in hospital with induction and assisted delivery plus first ten days in NICU. And I would do it all again quite happily (although would prefer to skip the intensive care bit next time!).

livingzuid Wed 04-Feb-15 15:00:08

Sorry HG not he phone fail

RainingSocks Wed 04-Feb-15 17:22:00

Aww. smile Two has turned out to be the right number for me, but someone I went to school with did churn out tons of babies. She was pregnant within three months of leaving school and I think she had about 14 in the end. She had just had her 11th when I met her at our 20 year school reunion and she's definitely had at least two more since then. I think of the laundry and shudder.

McFox Wed 04-Feb-15 17:49:24

Same here OP, I worked my ass off to lose weight for my wedding and nothing - I had a baby and days later it looked like I hadn't and I've dropped a dress size smile Motherhood is awesome!

geekymommy Wed 04-Feb-15 18:20:57

I sure hope it isn't. I love my 2.5 year old DD more than I ever thought possible before I had her. Maybe your baby is almost as cute and sweet and amazing as my DD wink

ninetynineonehundred Wed 04-Feb-15 19:41:12

Yanbu at all.
I'm currently in deep mourning as Dd2 will be my last.
Given a choice I'd say 7 or 8 is the ideal number grin Enjoy

Mumblefireplace Wed 04-Feb-15 19:46:32

You are definitely not bu! I feel exactly the same snuggled up with my 8 month old dd.

BossWitch Wed 04-Feb-15 21:10:01

This is the problem - who wouldn't want twelve of these?! Glad I'm not the only one with a crazy desire for unfeasible numbers of little squidgy people.

HerRoyalNotness Wed 04-Feb-15 21:20:02

Ahh look at those squidgy cheeks!

I quietly would like to have twins for my last go at having another baby. I know it will be totally overwhelming, but oh so lovely to have them.

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