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Hormones/Broodiness

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melissacx9 Wed 05-Apr-17 18:21:39

Please tell me others have felt the same & that it's not just me?!

I had my first baby 8 weeks ago; he was born 5 weeks early, it was healthy & happy, didn't have to have any extra support/visit SCBU etc. He's exclusively breastfed which has gone really well and is a v good sleeper (7/8 hours at night). He's still a bit behind as his corrected age is 3 weeks, so he isn't smiling/babbling yet, but he's a delight and I adore him.

BUT - and it's a big but - I am SO broody. I am desperate to be pregnant again, however I know it's unlikely due to me breastfeeding. Plus, I really do want some time to just enjoy my baby boy.

I think part of the problem is that he's so well behaved and pleasant! If he was a bit more demanding then I think I wouldn't even have time to think about another. Please reassure me that it's not just me that feels this way. Surely it has to be the hormones?!

teaandbiscuitsforme Wed 05-Apr-17 20:03:39

It's got to be the hormones. I've got 13 week DS asleep on me at the moment, DD asleep upstairs and I cannot get the thought of a third out of my head! grin Although I wasn't so broody after DD, maybe your harder work theory is right.

Enjoy your little one. He's sounds great!

Tumtitum Wed 05-Apr-17 21:08:54

I really missed being pregnant for the first few months after DD was born. It passed! 13 months now and no sign of another yet! grin

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