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ready for baby number 2

Im not sure how to tell my hubby I am ready for baby number 2. We just had one 4 months ago, but im ready to try again. How should I tell him?

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mom-to-be21

Asked by mom-to-be21 at 4:57 PM on Feb. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Hun, you need to focus on yoru sick baby first. I am sorry to sound harsh but your son's heart problems should be a little more resolved before you have another child. You will have many appointments, stress, etc. Let him enjoy some mommy and daddy time as well beforehand
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:00 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • Many women get broody soon after giving birth - it's normal. But, in reality - it's not a good idea, you have a 4 month old rght now - I can't even begin to describe how much your little one wll change n the next few months - and he'll need your all.

    Natural child spacing happens for a reason, and it's generally a two year gap.
    ladysavage

    Answer by ladysavage at 5:03 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • I hate to say it but I also think you should wait let him have a chance to be the baby first before having another one.
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 5:06 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • I got that urge now too... :) I may try anyway. Lots of woman do it
    amber325

    Answer by amber325 at 5:11 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • You should not your body just held a baby wait a few months
    iloveRiver

    Answer by iloveRiver at 5:15 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • i was the same way! i was convinced i could handle it when my dd was the same age BUT now shes 8mos and is a woman on the move and im glad he told me not yet! we would like to have our children close together so maybe when shes a year maybe a year and a half. i seriously still have baby fever though i miss being pregnant but i know i need to wait or else ill lose my mind. i just think if i do it too close together my kennadi will get jealous and i wont be able to give her the time she deserves.
    Kennadismom

    Answer by Kennadismom at 5:18 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • its also good to wait becuase you need to give your body time to recover, but i agree with everyone above. its one thing to have them close together, but i wouldn't reccommend to plan on another that soon.

    i want another baby, just not right this instant. there is too much already changing and going on in my life.
    aly38914290

    Answer by aly38914290 at 6:59 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • You just said in another question have having this one was so tough and you bascially could have been dead or whatever....sheesh....let your body recover like someone else said!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • um ano. i never said it was tough with this one yes i almost died while pregnant thats be cause i had a 10lb 23 inch baby
    mom-to-be21

    Answer by mom-to-be21 at 10:43 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

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