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who here didnt know what to expect with their first child and b4 they had him or her they wanted more. After it all now they dont think they want more for a long time lol

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:40 PM on Nov. 18, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Me!!! Ha I love my son but I always thought I would have another one when he was 1 or so now he is 7 months old I'm so not having another one right now. I was thinking maybe when he is 2 start trying but I have a feeling when he is two i'll push it back to 3 :) Funny thing
    ktinaza

    Answer by ktinaza at 12:42 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • I think absolutely all of us have felt like that at some point after our first baby. I have 2 now, and want more, but yeah, I felt that way, too. It is overwhelming at times! But also, if you never want more, that's fine, too.
    apexmommy

    Answer by apexmommy at 12:43 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • ME! :)
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 12:46 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • Well I originally wanted 4 kids, my hub said ABSOLUTELY NO MORE THAN TWO, so I was hopping I could get him to comprimise with 3 kids lol. Well after I had my son, I was in NO hurry to be pregnant again lol, and he had some pretty major medical issues. So we waited till he was 5 before we got preggers with our second one, mind you, at that time I still wanted 3 lol. But during my pregnancy with her, I realized that pregnancy just did not agree with me and during labor I screamed that I was NEVER doing this shit again lol, and I meant it because 6 months later my hubby got fixed, a year after that I got a hysterectomy! lol And trust me, I have NO regrets lol
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 12:46 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • totally, me! befrore i had my daughter , who is almost 14months old, i always said i wanted 2 kids...but now im not so sure about having another kid now. kids are costly and i don't think i want to go through teething again. if i have a 2nd child i might have to breastfeed again, bc with my daughter she couldn't digest formula or take breastmilk from a bottle or sippy cup. maybe 5yrs from now i might change my mind, but for now one child is plenty for me.
    bluerose26

    Answer by bluerose26 at 12:54 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • It's not me but my SO! When I met him, he said he wanted 11 or 12 kids. Now we have 3 boys and he said we are done. DONE. He won't even discuss maybe trying for a girl! Makes me kind of sad.
    nmmama09

    Answer by nmmama09 at 1:16 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • I go back and forth.. Most days i'm not ready for another right now but know I want more in the future and other days I have baby fever BAD!
    AngeLnChainZ

    Answer by AngeLnChainZ at 1:27 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • i always said , "i'd like to have my babies close in age so tehy can have e/o and hve their backs , etc"

    but after babysitting for families with all their kids beign a year apart i change my mind lol

    besides , i want to be able to focus just on ma baby right now and give him all my attention !
    happymom1988

    Answer by happymom1988 at 1:36 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • but some days i confuse myself and want another baby now ! lol
    happymom1988

    Answer by happymom1988 at 1:37 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • My husband! I have good days and bad :) But I knew what I was getting into. I baby sat a lot and worked at a day care. Going form part time to full time care was a jump but it wasn't too bad for me. But hubby isn't used to it and even after 2 years is still on the fence if he wants more. "they are work!" he says. ... as if he does half the work of taking care of our daughter!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:39 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

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