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What was the age gap between dc3 and dc4

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workingonitagain Mon 02-Mar-15 14:20:59

Just wondering those of you who had the first 3 dc close together and ended up having one more ,what age gap did you decide to have between last 2. Would be interesting to see as i don't really hear 4dc where 3 close in age then one further apart. But who knows? smile

elisio1 Tue 03-Mar-15 21:11:28

The age gap between my dc3 and dc4 was 18 minutes! Might have liked a bigger one!

Sorry, not v helpful to you...

insanityscratching Tue 03-Mar-15 21:16:11

21 months between number 3 and 4 and 8 years between number 4 and 5 here.
18 months between number 1 and 2 and 4 years between number 2 and 3.
In effect two pairs and a single.

WhereIsMyFurryHat Wed 04-Mar-15 12:15:59

I am pregnant (early) with number 4.

My three are 6, 4 and 2 but will be 7, 5 and 3 when the new baby arrives if everything goes well.

Probably not as big as you wanted to hear about but the biggest gap we've ever had. There's 20 months between 1&2 and 2y 4m between 2&3.

MyCrazyLife Wed 04-Mar-15 20:45:50

We are ttc our fourth and there'll be at least 3 years between them...

liger Wed 04-Mar-15 20:54:13

I had 3 years between DC1 and Dc2. Then 13 months between Dc2 and Dc3 and then 3 years until Dc4 arrived.

Fresh01 Wed 04-Mar-15 22:39:41

I had 21months DC1 to DC2. Then 27months DC2 to DC3 and DC3 to DC4 was 23months. Overall 4 babies in 6 years.

sweetkitty Thu 05-Mar-15 06:29:49

Ours are 18 months, 30 months and 22 months, 4 in less than 6 years!

MangosMangosMangos Thu 05-Mar-15 09:55:32

3 years between DC3 and 4, that is our biggest gap between them all, the smallest gap was 18 months.

countessmarkyabitch Thu 05-Mar-15 09:57:22

6 years

MamaGelfling Thu 05-Mar-15 09:59:54

6 years between ds3 and ds4.
I also have 6years between ds1 and ds2. 18 months between ds2 and ds3.

expectingnumber3 Thu 05-Mar-15 13:08:29

23 months between dd1 and dd2. 19 months between dd2 and ds. 4 years between ds and dd3. She was not exactly planned! Working really well though. Big 3 are off at school and pre-school and dd3 has just fitted in. I'm loving doing all the baby activities again too, like having my first only this time I feel as though I know what I'm doing!

QueenComplicated Thu 05-Mar-15 18:40:32

we have 2.4 yrs between DC1 and DC2, 20 minutes between DC2 and DC3 and due to illness we have to delay TTC DC4 so it will be around 4years between DTs and DC4.

Buttwing Fri 06-Mar-15 18:59:06

13 months between dc3 and dc4. I'm not going to lie at the moment it's bloody hard work (18 months and 5 months) I'm hoping it will get easier but I know it probably won't grin

NAR4 Sat 07-Mar-15 22:24:22

I had 3 under 4, then an 11 yr age gap between dc3 & dc4, then dc5 23 months later.

chloeb2002 Sun 08-Mar-15 09:30:08

Four dc.
12 years, 7 years, 4 years and 2 years... grin Perfect

pinkpip100 Sun 08-Mar-15 15:12:11

Our age gaps are 21 mths, 27 mths and 4 years.

CantBeBotheredThinking Sun 08-Mar-15 15:17:47

age gap between dc3 and dc4 is 14 years, first 3 dc were close together.

Kim82 Sun 08-Mar-15 16:41:54

3 years between 1&2, 3 years between 2&3 and 7 years between 3&4.

chloeb2002 Sun 08-Mar-15 21:29:39

My last dc are the closest! 4 and 2. Older ones are 12 and 7.
It's good having the younger one close together. Love it!

girlsyearapart Sun 08-Mar-15 21:34:26

3-4 16 months. Biggest gap 2-3 22 months
Ages now. 7,6,4,3 hectic but great too. I love it that they have a friend.
12 years between me & my sister & we are very close but I missed having a sibling at home

sosix Sun 29-Mar-15 23:42:11

3 years between dd3 and ds1

Threeplus1 Wed 15-Apr-15 14:38:32

I have 15 months between dc1 & 2, then 6 years between 2 & 3, and it will be almost 4 years between 3 and 4

TheOneWiththeNicestSmile Wed 15-Apr-15 14:50:19

My first 3 were not born close together - 3 year gaps in both cases (I could only cope with 1 baby at a time - lucky I never had twins grin)

There was a 5 year gap before DC4 though

They are all grown up now, all good friends & love spending time together which is nice smile

Threeplus1 Thu 16-Apr-15 23:35:23

That was actually meant to say 'almost 5 years between dc 3 and 4'

I hope mine are all good friends when they are older too theonewith .... They were when they were little but preteen attitudes have taken hold and they constantly bicker confused

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