My dd is 8 months old and we've started thinking about #2...I want them to be close in age, and I feel physically ready, but here's the thing I'm worried about...I love my daughter more than I ever imagined I could...it's amazing. I can't imagine how I will love another baby this much! I know it sounds bad but I feel like somehow I will be unfairly taking away from her to tend to another child. I enjoy every second of taking care of her - I love dressing her, bathing her, feeding her, nursing her....won't that all start to feel like work if I have another one to take care of too? Anyone else worry about this??Answer Question
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As far as loving another the best way I can explain it is this- You grow another heart =) I had similar concerns when I was pregnant with #2, but what your children don't get from you- they get from each other- my youngest had the joy of learning from her big brother, and he had the joy of helping with his little sister - the time and joy they share is one of my greatest joys as a mother also.
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