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If you were pregnant again, would you do anything differently?

I would totally find a midwife instead of an OB/GYN so I could have a VBAC.

I would definitely have a "gender reveal party"- those are so cool!

I wouldn't buy pacifiers, or a ton of clothes, and I would definitely give breastfeeding a serious attempt!

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tnm786

Asked by tnm786 at 12:26 PM on Feb. 25, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (13)
  • I'd try harder to breastfeed.
    I had ZERO support last time. No CM in 2001,lol
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 12:28 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • Oh, I really don't want to be pregnant again.
    I had a VBAC so, I guess I could have another.
    Honestly, I wouldn't change much. I think I was pretty successfull last time.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 12:29 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • My life was pretty chaotic last time because the pregnancy was unexpected. I'd enjoy another pregnancy much more and not be preoccupied with anything else.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:30 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I wouldn't do anything different. I loved all 5 of my birthing experiences and by the 5th I had it down!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 12:30 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • The only thing I'd really do differently is giving cloth diapering a try.
    I bf'd my 3 and had 2 of the 3 without an epidural.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 12:36 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I would have exercised more and cut out some unhealthy habits.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 12:40 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • if i did it again, i wouldve gone the midwife/doula route. I debated it back and forth with my last pregnancy but despite difficulties in the past i relied on my epideral to work, stupid on my part because it didnt work again and i didnt know my doctor well enough to know she would be pushy. I wish i had someone in the room to help me fight for what i wanted and prepared me more for coping methods for pain.
    nnh_mama

    Answer by nnh_mama at 1:06 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • Nothing really.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:13 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I think the only thing I would change is that I would eat less. I used my pregnancies as a free pass to eat whatever sounded good.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:30 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I don't want to be pregnant again, I am almost 52. But for the question I will answer. I would eat more healthier. Take the recommended vitamins. I would push for vaginal birth, no pain meds. I would attempt Breast feeding, but only pumping. No, I will not have a baby stuck to my tit, hell no!   I would make my own baby food.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 1:30 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

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