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2 Bumps

Did the gender of your kids make a difference in how many you had?

I'm currently pregnant with my second child, another boy. From the beginning, my hubby and I said we wanted 2-4 kids. We decided, now knowing we have at least 2 sons, that we will stop at a girl or #4, whichever comes first.

Anyone else base her family total on the gender of her kids?

 
mickstinator

Asked by mickstinator at 2:27 PM on Jun. 28, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (13)
  • Yes, a bit. If we had boy/girl twins we probably would have been done, but since they are both boys, AND I would like to experience a singleton pregnancy and only have to focus on one baby, we are trying for a little girl.
    twin_mommy

    Answer by twin_mommy at 5:25 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Yes, I had my daughter then got pregnantagain when my daughter was 3 months and we decided if we had a boy we wouldnt have anymore.

    Decker

    Answer by Decker at 2:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Nope! We're expecting girl #4!! We would LOVE to have a son, and I think we'll possibly have ONE more baby in the far future, but even if it's another girl, we don't really care.
    milfalicious08

    Answer by milfalicious08 at 2:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • no. My husband only wanted two. I want more and we're on our third boy. i wanted a girl, but if husband is done with kids tahn we are done unless he changes his mind lol but I'm not basing my numbers on gender.
    Precious333

    Answer by Precious333 at 2:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • We have always said 5. We now have 2 boys and a girl. Since we got a girl after the two boys we have decided that we wouldn't mind having a couple of more kids but we are also content with what we have. So we are just seeing what happens in the next couple of years.
    JamieLK

    Answer by JamieLK at 2:32 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Sort of. My df wanted a boy really bad, I just wanted healthy kids, and our first two were girls. Now I'm pregnant with our boy and after he's born my tubes will be tied, I already signed the paper!!!
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 2:34 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I think if we'd had a boy and a girl we would've been finished. Or a girl and I would've been content. But I always saw myself as having a daughter. It took to the fourth child to get the girl. Life would be boring without my boys. I'm glad it took so many tries. :)
    nytefae

    Answer by nytefae at 2:39 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Kind of. My husband wants one child and I wanted a girl. We got a girl the first time, so I will probably not campaign for a second child since we have a girl.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 2:45 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I have a daughter and I would really like a son too. So if the next baby is another girl I of course will be happy but we will try one more time for a boy but if its another girl I will be happy with my 3 girls!! We only want 3 kids so we will be stopping there at that point. I would really love to have a boy then another girl!!!
    tinkerbell319

    Answer by tinkerbell319 at 2:56 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • Not sure yet, we have one boy and 2 girls and I would like one more. My husband said if #3 was a boy we could have a 4th but since #3 was a girl he would like to be done; unless I can guarantee #4 will be a boy. I'm still working on him to have a 4th but since #3 is only 5 months old I'm not too worried about it yet.
    lil_angel00

    Answer by lil_angel00 at 3:02 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

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