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How long did you wait to have baby#2 ?

My dh and I have always said that we would like to have two maybe three children. I was wondering how long ( months, years.. Ect) after your first child did you wait to have your second child....

( I'm not loosing weight at all yet, I'm also not getting younger)

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Spunkeynoodle

Asked by Spunkeynoodle at 7:08 PM on Apr. 20, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It was an *oops* for me, but my two are only 15 mths apart. So thats 6mths of "waiting"
    k.raine

    Answer by k.raine at 7:10 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • Still waiting, three years later! Lol!!
    gutterflower585

    Answer by gutterflower585 at 7:17 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • It was an "oops" for me too- Our 2nd will be born when our 1st is 20months old- so basically 1 year of waiting. I think I'm kinda happy with the 'oops' age gap :-)
    jennalynne904

    Answer by jennalynne904 at 7:24 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • Mine are 2 weeks shy of being exactly 2 years apart.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 7:25 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • I am pregnant with 3 now, but we talked about it when my first was 8 months, but 1 I new I couldn't do it that close and 2 we had a 1 bedroom apartment (we slept in the livingroom and dd slept in the bedroom) I wanted to make sure we had a bigger place before having another baby so we moved I got pregnant within2 months of moving in our 3 bedroom house lol. So I got pregnant when my oldest was 2 years and I had the baby 3 months before she turned 3. This time around I am due in augest my first will be 6 next friday so she will be 6 years and 4 months when baby is here and my youngest 3 years will be 3.5 years and 1 month when this baby is born
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 7:33 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • All four of my boys are about 18 months apart.
    team21

    Answer by team21 at 7:59 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • My second pregnancy wasnt planned, mine are 19 months apart... but it ended up being a pretty good gap. Would have like to wait a little longer though.
    VBM7287

    Answer by VBM7287 at 8:00 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • there is no perfect plan. my 2nd child was born when my first was 3 and a half years old...found that it was hard for the first. third child was 15 months from second they grew up like twins..very close. now my children are adults and are very close to each other. what i didn't plan on was the expense of college when 2 or more are going...however they are more eligible for loans when 2 or more are in college.
    mdevece

    Answer by mdevece at 8:04 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • im already pregnant but before this baby will be born, my first will be 2
    MaciesMommy09

    Answer by MaciesMommy09 at 8:25 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • My daughter turned 4 today and we're still trying for #2 :)
    VioletPlacebo

    Answer by VioletPlacebo at 8:40 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

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