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DH has SERIOUSLY asked for another baby

(19 Posts)
jessicasmummy Mon 17-Jan-05 20:33:02

What do i do?

KateandtheGirls Mon 17-Jan-05 20:34:51

what do you want to do????

jessicasmummy Mon 17-Jan-05 20:35:44

Thats it - i dont know! I'm broody as hell and would love two close together, but is dealing with 2 under 2 really a good plan???

vict17 Mon 17-Jan-05 20:35:56

How many children do you have and what ages? Is it completely out of the blue?

hercules Mon 17-Jan-05 20:35:58

How do you feel?

lockets Mon 17-Jan-05 20:36:24

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vict17 Mon 17-Jan-05 20:36:26

ooh see my thread at what age did you conceive no 2 - it's in chat today

lockets Mon 17-Jan-05 20:37:35

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KateandtheGirls Mon 17-Jan-05 20:37:39

You can't just say that your husband wants another baby, what do you do? and expect us to say yes or no. We need more info.

jessicasmummy Mon 17-Jan-05 20:37:54

Ive only got jessica who is 6 months old... have read the other thread today - makes interesting reading.... just not sure if i would miss out too much on all of jessica's "firsts" by being preoccupied with pregnancy and another newborn.

pixiefish Mon 17-Jan-05 20:38:27

a friend of mine is due no 5 anyday adn number 1 is only 4 years and 3 months- no twins just tiny age gaps and they all seem happy enough

jessicasmummy Mon 17-Jan-05 20:38:31

I do want another baby, but im a worrier.

lockets Mon 17-Jan-05 20:39:18

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jessicasmummy Mon 17-Jan-05 20:39:59

so really, if i want it, there isnt any real bad reason not to go for it?

IloveMarmite Mon 17-Jan-05 20:40:02

I conccived No2 when dd1 was only 6 months old. I love having them this close together, they play really well (although they fight too). It was really hard work at first, but pays dividends in the long run.

I recommend getting help in if you can afford it though!

lockets Mon 17-Jan-05 20:41:40

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monkey Tue 18-Jan-05 08:22:08

I conceived no 2 when no 1 was 8 mths old. Always been very happy with age gap. It is hard at 1st tho. I don't really like all thisstuff about missing out on having time alone with 1st born/missing the 1sts etc, cos when you have 2/3/4 you never have time alone with these subsequent kids, yet they're no less important. iyswim

If yuo're broody then why not? If you're a worrier, you'll worry no matter when you do it. Might as well get it over & done with. Of course you might not conceive for a while anyway

Sallie Tue 18-Jan-05 09:12:16

Monkey - I also conceived my no 2 (dd) when ds was 8 months old and have never regretted the age gap. Jessicasmummy - you need to figure it all out in your own mind as to what you want. But I think having your kids close together is lovely. Its hard work for the first year but fun. I am now expecting no 3 with a 19 month gap between dd and no 3 so will have 3 under 3 yrs 1 month!

monkey Wed 19-Jan-05 09:32:08

good luck sallie, it'll be fine & fun I promise.

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