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Addicted to positive tests?

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YourNewspaperIsShit Wed 10-Aug-16 00:22:53

Is this a thing? I've had 2 DC and 2MC (MC were DC2&3) and think seeing a BFP is the best feeling in the entire world. When I've gotten one in the past I will POAS endlessly to look at it blush

I am broody as soon as i give birth and haven't used contraception in 9 years, i don't know if I want a huge family or if I'm addicted to pregnancy/babies. Will I ever feel "done" sad

Part of me wonders if it's because I found it so difficult to conceive and had to look at negative tests weekly for years. Anyone else have similar feelings?

m33r Wed 10-Aug-16 10:10:13

I'm with you yournews. Took us 20 months to conceive DS and I POAS every month of that so when I am pg I obsessively POAS. I don't even know why as when I MC I got positive tests for ages so they don't mean anything but I still do it. Weird!

cuckoowith2 Wed 10-Aug-16 12:53:48

This is me at the moment! Got my first bfp 2 weeks ago and have done at least one a day since blush it must have something to do with trying for a long time or mcs though. This will (hopefully) be my 3rd child, we've been trying for a year and have had 3 miscarriages in that time! When I found out I was preg with my 1st two children I just did one test and that was it! I got pregnant with both of them very easily with no complications! X

drinkyourmilk Wed 10-Aug-16 12:58:16

I had to get rid of all my tests as the drawer stank of pee blush
we've been trying for years an dthis is an ivf baby. I used a pissy stick at least twice a day for 2 weeks.
I'm almost over it!

Wrt to your situation op, I don't think you have an addiction to pregnancy/babies at all. You've got 2 children living with you and 2 rainbow babies. That's really not a huge number of children.

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