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Should I or shouldn't I??!!

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42andunsure Fri 13-Feb-15 17:56:26

Hi everyone, first time on here so bear with me but really need to talk to someone. I am 42 and have 2 children (young adults really) who are 24 and 18. I am in a relationship of 1 year, we are engaged to be married next year and I am the happiest I have ever been. We have been talking about having a baby but for some reason the thought of it worries me a great deal. I worry that our world as we know it will change which it will but what if it's not for the better? I worry about the birth as in giving birth. I worry that I might not cope as after all my youngest is 18 and so I have been selfish and free from some time now. By the same token I know that everyone around us would be thrilled and we would have more than plenty support. I am confused with it all. Heeeeeelp please.

ImpatiencePersonified Fri 13-Feb-15 19:50:48

Oh my darling, no one can tell you what is right for you except you but whatever your choice you will probably never be 100% sure you're doing the right thing.
Be very honest, about every feeling with your partner and talk it all through. You'll get to a place where you both feel comfy x x

Cornberry Fri 13-Feb-15 19:53:54

Agree with impatiencepersonnified but would add that you should probably only consider having a baby if you feel sure it's really what you want. Good luck x

Reekypear Fri 13-Feb-15 19:59:48

I don't think saying 'selfish and free' is a healthy perspective, you have brought up your children, you are still a parent. Being free of a baby is not being selfish,

I am the same age, nothing would induce me to go back to early baby days.

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