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anyone on fourth preg,feel alone!!

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el123456 · 30/08/2006 20:23

am 20 wks into fourth pregnancy and am struggling to find any mums with more than two children.i know a couple with 3 but they say i am insane to go for fourth.anyone with similar experiances?

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elliepippamummy · 30/08/2006 20:37

I am on the due in jan 07 thread (in antenatel section) and LadyTophamHatt is on her 4th pregnancy and just found out shes having her 4th son come over and join us!! (think she is 21 weeks)

magnolia1 · 30/08/2006 20:52

I am on 4th pregnancy but 5th baby (1 set of twins 2nd pregnancy)

el123456 · 30/08/2006 20:57

have only recently joined mn and didnt know about the dating threads!willlook now and thanks for replys!

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LadyTophamHatt · 30/08/2006 20:59

my ears are burning

expatinscotland · 30/08/2006 21:00

better you than me.

LadyTophamHatt · 30/08/2006 21:04

here's the thread we're all on, el123456, come and join us

Nemo1977 · 30/08/2006 21:09

Also on jan 07 thread but am only on third...will it make you feel better if I say ds is only 2.10mths and dd is 8mths

agalch · 30/08/2006 21:54


I am not pg but have just had my 4th.I have 2 ds's.One who will be 15 on Tuesday and one who is 11 in December.

My dd1 was 2 on the 7th of August and dd2 was born on the 1st of August so is now 4 weeks and 1 day.

I had a hard time from some people when we had our 3rd and even worse when i was pg with our 4th.

It's fab having 4 and you will have a ball i promise!! How old are your other kids?

el123456 · 30/08/2006 22:39

hello!my other kids are 8,6 and 3.thank you for such a positive reply,are you copin ok then?did the two year old and baby thing and it hard work!sorry nemo,im sure you will be fine!!!

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Nemo1977 · 30/08/2006 22:49

El am fine..surprisingly easy pregnancy so far[praying it continues] and am lucky that ds is a generally easy going toddler...dd is another

magicfarawaytree · 30/08/2006 23:09

congarts to you. I have three would love to have 4 but had a scare with no 3. I am jealous, and certainly dont think you are mad.

bubble99 · 30/08/2006 23:12

I'm Pg with number 4 and, like LadyTophamHatt, am expecting my fourth boy. We are going to have the most cliqueiest (sp?) clique on mnet.

I'll join you, el, and we can all compare notes.

mears · 30/08/2006 23:34

You are definitely mad

I have 4 children - felt exactly the same as you do. Youngest is 12 yrs now. Great having a large family. Enjoy

psychomum5 · 31/08/2006 00:23

you are mad, insane, nuts.....I could go on....these were all what was said to me while pregnant with number three.....I now have 5!!!.

hang in there and ignore all. it is a wonderful thing having many, and they will love it themselves (well, most of the time when no argueing), and altho it is hard work, I wouldn't change it for the world.

nope, strike that, this week I would when realising that I have five lots of uniform to name now, along with all the rest, as my youngest is off too next weekandtoo as I am gonna miss him like crazy and yet I am gonna have some freedom too.

congratulations and please pay no attention to what others say.
just because they feel that does in no way mean you have to believe it.

if we all were the same then we would be a pretty bored lot (and just think what MN would be like if that were to happen)

you will be fine....and it is very true what they say.....the more you have the easier it is, especially as they can all muck in together to entertain each other and give you more time on here...

el123456 · 31/08/2006 10:08

thank you all...previous comments even from friends have always been along the lines of:you will have no life,money,time etc ever again.i have even been told it cruel to other kids cause spreading myself to thin.think all this contributed to me being horribly low and sick at beginning.(what if they right kind of worries)reading these comments has been wonderful.

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beetroot · 31/08/2006 10:14

I have four 3 boys and a girl.

youngest is 7 now. It is great fun!

Podmog · 31/08/2006 10:19

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el123456 · 31/08/2006 11:02

wow,thats four of us preg with n4!when are you due bubble?

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Podmog · 31/08/2006 11:19

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el123456 · 31/08/2006 11:59

enough noddy!im due 12th jan,according to v early scan.cant wait for scan next week,am hoping to find out sex and get confirmation theres only one!am bigger this time and had really bad sickness!midwife says only hear one heart beat so sure ok.anyway back to noddy books!

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mears · 01/09/2006 23:23

How's your sister tot?

mears · 01/09/2006 23:23

How did that happen? Wrong thread?

Mytholmroyd · 02/09/2006 00:14

Hi el - congratulations! I had my fourth baby 5 months ago - not planned and like you everyone thought we were mad to have it, time, money, are you going to stop now??? blah blah - but we never have any money anyway so it sort of didnt matter . After three girls we got a little boy and he is the most gorgeous thing, so adorable and so good. Love him to bits. Really glad we did it - no regrets. One more doesnt make so much difference. It was the first that turned our lives upside down!

mygirllolipop · 02/09/2006 09:51

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spinamum · 02/09/2006 10:51

I'm only on number two (so far!) but I think you're not mad. You're very lucky and your house will be full of kids

might join you all in a few yearstime

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