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Please reassure me about dc2

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slightlyconfused85 Sat 14-Feb-15 22:25:08

I am 18 weeks pregnant with dc2 and already the mum of one 2.3 yo DD. This baby is planned, and after a few wobbly weeks I am looking forward to meeting him or her. I am however lying awake with worry that I won't love this child as much as I do DD. Like all parents, I obviously think my DD is funny, clever, advanced, cute and beautiful! She has been a good sleeper since very young and eats well. DP and I think she is awesome and we feel mega lucky that she has been pretty easy on the whole. I am so worried that I am going to think number two isn't as fab as her and won't be able to bond. I know this is stupid really but I am worried about the possibility of not loving them the same. hmm

BiscuitMillionaire Sat 14-Feb-15 22:27:06

You won't love DC2 the same - but you will love him or her just as much. Once that tiny hand grips your finger, you'll be hooked for life. Don't worry.

Katekoom Sat 14-Feb-15 23:03:29

Just the fact that you're worried about it speaks volumes.

I second BiscuitMillionaire, it wont be the same but it will in its own way be just as special

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