My DD is 23 years old, married to a man to a stable career and she is just about to finish college with her teaching degree. She is also 32 weeks pregnant. I am throwing her a baby shower in 2 weeks. Well my step DD found out and went crying to her dad that I am throwing my DD a shower and not her. She is also pregnant but she is 17 years old and pregnant with her second baby (she had the first one at 15) so I just don't see what there is to celebrate there honestly, I am hoping she gives it up for adoption because she can't even handle the one she had. I know baby showers are also about helping the new mom get everything she needs for her baby but when her first child was born, me and DH bought the nursery set (crib, changing table, rocking chair and the comforter set) and we have bought probably over half of the clothes that child has. The one she is pregnant with is also a girl so apart from diapers, wipes and formula if she chooses not to breast feed, what else does she need? Dh thinks that I should make it a joint baby shower but I just don't think that's fair to my DD. This is her first baby and I don't think she should have to share the spotlight.
Asked by Anonymous at 1:11 AM on Jan. 18, 2012 in Adult Children (18+)
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I don't think the mom-to-be-again should push to have or throw a shower. I can see if someone else wanted to but I think its one shower a person. How many highchairs do you need? She seems to be thinking of herself too much. You should also tell dad to speak to her about BC. I'd go with an IUD.
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