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Did anybody change their mind?

I have a 5 month old dd and she is the greatest thing that has happened to us. I alsways thought that I wanted atleast 2 children, but know I'm pretty sure I don't want anymore. Is it just because it is all so new? Has anyone else felt like me and than after time changed your mind?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:24 PM on May. 28, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I think maybe you are a little overwhelmed right now, as your child gets older you may change your mind again.

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 1:26 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • my sister and bil said they wanted atleast 4. then they had my niece. she is a real handful! my sister says they probably wont have anymore. my sister said she is fine with spoiling the crap out of one kid and not struggling to take care of more. i dont blame her.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 1:28 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • I always said I wanted 6! But, after seeing how Kiwi is, I've changed my mind. I've seen so many siblings who are total opposites, and Kiwi is so good, I'd hate to see what another would be like!

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 1:30 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • i changed my mind after I wanted three but I know now that I don't want anymore at all. I don't blame you. but I think once you little one gets a little older you might change your again and want one more. Thats what happened when I had my second

    Answer by symle456 at 1:33 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • Sometimes one child can makeup for 3.If my last had been my first,I would have stopped at 1.but he is my heart and soul.

    Answer by evelynwest at 1:40 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • I always knew I wanted 2 children. For a while there, it seemed that I would be destined to have only one and I made peace with that. Better to be involved with the one perfect little bundle I did have rather than mope around because of something I didn't.

    In time, I did have a second; I got what I always wanted. I knew at that point that that was it for me. I never wanted more than 2. I have friends who feel the same way about 4 or even 6. To each his own!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:54 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • I have a friend who always wanted only one, but after her first was born she decided she wanted two.

    My sister always said she didn't like children and didn't want any, and then she met my BIL who wanted at least 5. They've been together for 14 years and have 4 kids.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:07 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • With my first, I said I only wanted one. I was sure I didn't want any more ever. Then right before he turned two, I got baby fever so bad. It's totally possible to change your mind.

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 3:27 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • i wanted atleast 4 or 5... i have 2 now and do not want anymore

    Answer by 3xangel at 7:56 PM on May. 30, 2010

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