Hi happy valentines day to you all. I have DS who is almost 3 yrs old. Long story short, I didn't have a good pregnancy the first time and my DS has always been very needy. Terrible sleeper to this day - some medical issues that we had to deal with ....but healthy now. My DH really wants another and recently I have felt that "feeling" too about wanting another baby. What I am really worried about are all the "What ifs." I am a SHAM now and money is tight, I am afraid this could be really costly. I am also afraid of just feeling "out of control" trying to care for a preschooler and baby w/ family over an hour a way. I just want some advice for moms who been there done that on how they handled their pregnancy while caring for a toodler, money issues etc. I know I don't want an only child, and I know I would love another baby but fear keeps me from trying to start. I am 33, my DH is 35. Any advice is greatly needed!
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Answer by Aqua_Jen at 2:22 PM on Feb. 14, 2011
I was pregnant with DS when DD was 3. I was SICK. I had hyperemesis again, and took a 6 week leave of absence from work during my first trimester. I was home, sick, with a 3 YO a LOT. I made it through. I rested, and tended to my DD as best I could. I even lost my job while being pregnant (laid off teacher). He was born 2 weeks before my school year ended, and I have been home ever since. Money is tighter, but we make it work. He's been WORTH it of course. :)
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