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At the risk of sounding crazy - does anyone else 'know' what their future family looks like?

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HeyJudith Sun 22-Sep-13 23:45:47

PS my two boys are more awesome, beautiful and heart-singingly wonderful than I could ever have imagined. (I just didn't imagine that before I had them smile )

HeyJudith Sun 22-Sep-13 23:40:50

I was totally 100% utterly convinced I was having a girl for my first, so much so that I bought a lot of girls clothes and nursery stuff before the 20 weeks scan. I knew it I knew it I knew it. I had dreams about this girl for years, it was written in the stars. Since I was a small child. When I was a child, I always drew pictures of me as a mummy with a daughter, not a son. My Grandma died just before I got pregnant. It was a sign. Her name was echoed in the one I had always picked for my future daughter. Grandma was sending me my daughter. Two seperate psychics had predicted a daughter for me in the year my child was due to be born. To say I was confident it was a girl is an understatement. I would have bet a years salary on it.

I had a boy.

Then another smile

If I'd have got a girl I would have thought I just "KNEW" it.

Nobody, nobody "knows" it. If they get what they thought they "knew", it's coincidental. It's highly unlikely you will have twins.

jessieagain Sun 22-Sep-13 23:25:42

I was always 100% certain I would have a son. And I do!

Never really had any strong 'feelings' about any other children but we are ttc so we shall see.

Writerwannabe83 Sun 22-Sep-13 22:37:29

I see me, hubby and a daughter.

One child will be quite enough for us grin

pommedechocolat Sun 22-Sep-13 22:34:10

Oh yes, one of each two years apart. Have two dds about to start ttc no 3...

jaykay987 Sun 22-Sep-13 21:27:34

It's interesting.

Anyway doesn't matter. I'm just hoping for a 2014 baby!

vaticancameo Sun 22-Sep-13 17:52:55

I did. I always knew I'd have a DS first then a dd, and that's what I've got. I gave DS' clothes away after he outgrew them even though we wanted dc2, because I knew that would be a girl. This sounds so batty! But I have never felt such conviction about anything.

butterfly86 Sun 22-Sep-13 17:13:49

Jaykay- yes we have always thought we will have a little girl....2 years and 4 miscarriages later I'm not so sure though. A couple of weeks ago when we were talking about things dh said to me close your eyes and just look to the future what do you see, I said us with a baby, he said what is it, I said a girl, he said that's what I always no you are not the only crazy one! smile

CbeebiesIsMyLife Sun 22-Sep-13 17:05:53

I thought I'd have twin boys next, I was convinced I would although never said anything to anyone other than dh is joke. But an early scan shows just 1 in my tummy. I also thought I knew how many children I'd have, but after 6mc, 2 horrible pregnancies and now embarking on pregnancy number 9 I'm not sure I want 5. Remember to just go with the flow and be happy with what you have smile

minidipper Sun 22-Sep-13 16:57:59

jayjay - yes. DH and I absolutely knew we'd have one girl. I felt it in my bones when I was first pregnant. We discussed it.

We have two boys. grin I can't imagine wanting anyone else or any other situation making me as happy as I am.

jaykay987 Sun 22-Sep-13 16:55:48

So, Im sure most people who read this thread will think Im mad.
To be clear - Im not currently pregnant.
DH and I are ttc and I swing from feeling positive, to worrying that we'll never get pregnant. We've never had a scare and I hope with every bone in my body we will be able to conceive a child.

However, I have a very very strong feeling, and have done for years, that I will have twins. This is not something I have ever said out loud (as clearly I am insane). I haven't had any dreams, or visions or a reading from a psychic. But since I was a small child, I have known I will have twins.

Now we are ttc, the thought terrifies me! But given there is no history in either of our families - the the odds are extremely unlikely.

I jut wanted to write this down, just to see whether anyone else 'knows' what their family looks like, or whether its just me thats crazy?

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