I just found out that I expecting my 3rd child. This pregnancy was highly unexpected, as our son is under a year old and we were using protection. We're happy now that it's occurred, but we'd intended to wait at least 3+ years before trying for another baby. I have a friend who has been trying to at least 6 years to conceive. Recently, she lost a baby at 16 weeks and was absolutely devastated. It was the only pregnancy she'd ever had in all that time. She knew we were NOT having any more kids for a long time, so she finally confided in me that every time I or someone else would get pregnant, it broke her heart even though she was happy for us. Like...really devastated her. I guess she felt safe sharing because my pregnancy was over and I wasn't having any more for awhile...
Now I have no idea how to tell her. I won't have to right away because we rarely see each other in person...but we chat all the time. Eventually, though, she will notice something is up and I'll have to break the news. It's going to be so hard after her recent loss and knowing how bad she wants a baby...and we have one slip up and boom! How can I make it easier for her? I will understand if she needs distance from me, I'm not worried about that...I just don't want to hurt her. :-(
Asked in this section because some of you may understand her feelings better than I do.
Asked by Anonymous at 5:28 PM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Trying to Conceive
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