Another baby?

Amanda - posted on 11/28/2009 ( 341 moms have responded )

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Is anyone else thinking about having another baby or already pregnant with another baby since your April 08 baby?

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Geralyn - posted on 11/28/2009

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We are definitely "trying" so hopefully we'll have good news in the next month or so.... I think its the perfect age difference, because by the time a baby would come, my April 08 little guy would be more involved in play groups and other activities.... Anastacia, that is definitely how we plan to approach it, too. They do understand a lot, and I think it would have a positive effect on them....

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Lydia - posted on 03/25/2010

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I'm 7 months pregnant. I'm actually in bed because too tired my uterus's opening... It's hard to be pregnant with a 2 years baby but I wanted a not very important age difference between children to educate together, play together... I have a girl and now it will be a boy.

Lydia - posted on 03/25/2010

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I'm 7 months pregnant. I'm actually in bed because too tired my uterus's opening... It's hard to be pregnant with a 2 years baby but I wanted a not very important age difference between children to educate together, play together... I have a girl and now it will be a boy.

Ashley - posted on 03/22/2010

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I am pregnant now with my second, she is due May 22 this year. I'm honestly really nervous about the jealousy and things like that, my 08 baby boy doesn't like me holding other kids or babies haha. We've been trying to introduce him to the idea of the baby but he doesn't really care to understand at this point. If others can do it though, so can I :D

Allyson - posted on 03/21/2010

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I am pregnant with #2, due in July, so my kids will be about 27 months apart.

Alison - posted on 03/19/2010

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Hi there - we had baby no 4 in August 09 - 15 months after our april 08 baby. Another boy to add to our previous 3!! All of our boys are close together - having got married in early 30's we had bit of catch up to do!!! They are 5, 3, almost 2 and 7 months. It is extremely hard work and exhausting but TOTALLY satisfying. I love going into their room at night when they're sleeping and take in their peacefulness and innocence - daytime can be COMPLETELY different though fortunately we don't have too many tantrums to deal with! They all get along well for the most part and already you can see them looking out for each other - a team not to be messed with in the future '#i think. At the end of the day - everyone's different and each have to make their own decisions that they can live with. Personally, I also find the concept of "planning" a family a hard one but everyone has views persoanl to them.

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38 weeks pregnant with baby #2. They will be almost two year apart and 2 weeks of difference on their B-DAY. We do not know yet the sex..they were not able to see it. We are very excited!! Best luck for all the moms above currently pregnant and those who are trying!!! Motherhood is a bless!!!!

Katie - posted on 03/18/2010

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I am keen to go back for number 3 but my husband wants to wait longer. We had Georgia when CHarlie was 18 months and I think it was a good gap between. I was very nervous about going through labour again towards the end of my pregnancy with Georgia after a 36 hr labour the first time but Georgia was only a 3 hour labour. I must say though it was almost worse because it was so very intense. Both were natural labours without drugs. I think if we do have a third I will ask for an epidural.....

Erika - posted on 03/17/2010

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PS: There are 2yrs 4 months between my first two... perfect spacing in our eyes. :)

Erika - posted on 03/17/2010

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Yep! I had my 2nd son on April 21st, 2008, and am expecting my third child April 30th. :)

Heather - posted on 03/17/2010

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I had a baby Oct. 19th, and I am so glad we spaced them so close, the closer Lydia gets to two the more challenging she is and when our son was born she was just about 18 months and still that sweet little girl, so it was easier to take care of a new born (who was extremely fussy) now, as she requires more attention I am able to let my baby entertain himself for short periods of time. The other day while I was breastfeeding she sat down next to me, pulled up her shirt and started "feeding" her baby, it was so cute! Having them close together worked out very well for us!

Rebecca - posted on 03/17/2010

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hi, our monkey is 2 on 28th april and on 6th march we had a little angel. we spent lots of time during the pregnancy talking to monkey about babies, we moved house at christmas and when we unpacked we put up the babies cot and other bits so that monkey would be used to seeing them by the time she came. it was hard at times because i was very sick all the way through the pregnancy but my family helped where they could. In the weeks leading up to the birth monkey showed lots of love and affection to bump and we kept telling him that the baby would come to see him soon. on the day i had her my family told monkey that i had gone shopping to collect the baby when he ask for me (he likes to go shopping). Now he is brilliant with her and helps me by fetching her nappies and stuff. we are so glad we had another now and she is an angel.

Carly - posted on 03/16/2010

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I'm pregnant again after my April '08 bub...this will be number 5 for hubby and I. I'm not expecting any dramas this time around (all bubs normal delivery) even though i went in for LLETZ procedure in December '09. Don't really get a lot of time to rest with an already large family, but i think we'll come thru' it all fine... :)

Dyan - posted on 03/16/2010

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We are due with our 2nd baby in June. My daughter and the new baby will be about 26 months apart. We have just started preparing her for it by talking about "Baby Jackson" and since we are starting to get the new nursery together we have let her help as much as possible with the preperations. When I was painting the walls, I let her pick up a brush and put a few strokes on it, she really liked that! I also let her help choose new outfits for him every once in awhile when we are at the store (I get her something small at the same time so she feels special also).We just keeping telling her she gets to have a new baby brother, and that it will be her baby too. Im sure she doesnt fully understand what that means, but she knows about babies and smiles every time we talk about it. She has even started asking where baby Jackson is. I'm really excited to introduce her to her baby brother in just a few months! She is really a gentle and loving toddler, so Im sure she will be a great big sister.

Katie - posted on 03/16/2010

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My daughter is 3 weeks old tomorrow and my 22month old son is doing great. He keeps tabs on where Bethany is at all times and makes sure she is well equipped with her stuff- pacifiers, washcloths, hats. It's cute how he "helps". I definitely keep a very, very close eye on his interactions with her because his touch is rough and his actions are still quick and unpredictable. With breastfeeding she is in my arms a lot and he does get needy for mommy time so my husband and I make sure he and the new baby get both mommy and daddy time every day. Keeping to his routines had also been very important for the transition.

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my son was born 4/27/08 and i got pregnant right before his first birthday. i had my second son 12/8/09.

Angela - posted on 03/16/2010

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I am also trying hope the twins will be happy with another addition to the family...

Brandy - posted on 03/15/2010

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I have recently started thinking about having another child. As of right now, I really don't think that it is going to happen. My husband is not on board with having another baby just yet. He feels that we are not financially ready for another baby...but my thinking is you are never really ready. So, I guess I'll just have to wait...but I think I'm ready...

Iza - posted on 03/14/2010

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i'm pregnant again since my April 08 baby.. my current pregnancy & my previous pregnancy due date fall on the sama date ; 27 April.. i'm so excited & looking forward for this 2nd pregnancy because i'm born in the month of April too.. i'm born on the 21st of April, my elder son is born on the 23rd of April.. hopefully i'll give birth on the 22nd of April..

Susan - posted on 03/14/2010

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We had our second one in October. It's been a tough transition, but I know in the long run it'll be nice that they are so close in age. Our first one is still a bit jealous and acts out.

Amber - posted on 03/14/2010

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I just had a baby at the end of January. It was intense for a couple weeks but is great now. However even if you got prego now you'd have another 9 months and 9 months is going to be a huge difference from how your april baby is now.

Amy - posted on 03/14/2010

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my son was born 23rd april 08 and i had baby number 2 in december 09! there is 19 months between them,its been hard work but the rewards are great :)

Amber - posted on 03/13/2010

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I am pregnant with my second baby. My son who was born in April of 08 is very excited. I took him to the first sonogram and let him see the baby inside of me. Every morning he puts his hands on my belly and says baby and then hugs my belly. It is going to be hard because he will be 2 soon but I am totally ready for my son to have a playmate!

Renee - posted on 03/13/2010

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Yes, we have really been thinking about it. Actually, we were going to start trying Jan this year but I chickened out. I am nervous, I feel like my daughter is too little and that she still needs me. I don't know, it's tough. How about you? I also have some anxiety problems and my PMD suggested waiting until my daughter is 3, she said there is something about the age three that makes it easier to have two.

Inez - posted on 03/13/2010

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I've already had another baby... ;) She was born on dec 22. Big sister was 20 months old, when the new baby arriwed.

Trix - posted on 03/12/2010

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wel, 24 weeks pregnant now. Ashlee will be born on 21 june 2010! i'm a bit concerned about how it all is going to work out once she's born, because her brother is very spoiled (mother-in-law) and is the centre of attention. i beleive everything will work out fine! me and my husband know that we will not be able to leave the two alone in the same room, incase he wants to pick her up and so forth. it going to be difficult, but ok!

Lisa - posted on 03/12/2010

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Yes I am trying..have been trying for bub number 2 for nearly 18months, since my April baby. So hopefully this Serephene will work for us and hopefully we'll have some news next month or 2.! Goodluck everyone..

Keren - posted on 03/12/2010

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We are currently trying for #2! Got pregnant in the fall and miscarried at the end of October. Hopefully we get pregnant quick :) I love the age gap, it's perfect!

Amber - posted on 03/12/2010

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We actually have been talking about it, but we dont know and I dont know what my heart is saying. It would be baby number 4! My problem is that we have 3 boys and I would really want a girl, but is that really a good enough reason to have baby number 4? What if it is a boy again, will I be disappointed? How do you know you are done having babies? There is just too many questions for me to answer right now!.

Amber - posted on 03/12/2010

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I am actually due in April again with our 2nd and I think it's perfect timing for our family!

I definitely agree though, keep your first in the loop & when daddy feels the baby kick, let your toddler. I kind of like having to chase after one while being pregnant, keeps me active & I don't have any excuses to sit around & be lazy as much as I did with the first one :)

Brandi - posted on 03/12/2010

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We actually just had baby number 2 in December. Our daughter has been nothing but amazing with the new baby, helping me with every aspect of care! She loves her brother.

LaDona - posted on 03/12/2010

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I am 36 weeks pregnant with another baby boy and my son was born on 12 April 2008.

Alicia - posted on 03/12/2010

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We had baby #3 in December, my oldest will be 4 in May and my middle was 20 months when our 3rd was born...she has taken well to the baby, loves to hold her and give her kisses. It is a bit of work to get them out to where ever we need to go (which is a lot of places). The pregnancy was harder because my April 08 baby is VERY ACTIVE and I was sick a lot. Since the baby was born, my middle child has decided that she doesn't want to feed herself very often...she needs to be fed. I think it is her way of getting more attention and we are used to it because our oldest did the same thing when her little sister was born. This was not planned, but I do not regret it in the least, I love that they are all so close in age.

Heather - posted on 03/12/2010

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I have a five year old and of course Jackson my april baby, and recently my husband and I have been talking about having our thrid. I kind of go back and forth if I should have one, I want one so bad ecpecially a girl but there are times when I don't think I should. I am going back to school for my bachalors dagree, all online so I don't have to leave home, and my husband doesn't help very much with the ones we have. He will play with them, and take our oldest outside with him, but when I tell him that "if we have a third you are going to have to help me more, like help put the boys to bed." His response was you can handle it. And this weekend I have plans to go with some girlfriends to Chicago, short trip for us. And he was fine about it, but now two days before I leave he is mad that Im leaving. I think its because he has to stay home withour boys...Im stuck. And yes he goes on a hunting trip every year and is gone for a week, so he has his chance to leave as well.

Melissa - posted on 03/11/2010

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My son was born on the 9th and I have been wanting another baby for a few months now, but wasnt sure how he would react to being a big brother. My sister and law just brought home a new baby last Sunday and he loves her! It really makes a difference knowing how they'll act around newborns, so if you have the chance, let yours be. It will give you a chance to see if they'll be jealous, and if they show signs that they will be, you have 9 months to change their mind!

Maggie - posted on 03/11/2010

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I am 21 weeks pregnant with my 2nd. I wanted my kids close together in age and I knew when I was ready for another. I have kept my Ist in loop and keep talking to him about the new baby. I can tell he is excited because he talks and points out babies all the time. Im so glad I didnt wait.

Nikayla - posted on 03/11/2010

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HI. I want another one but hubby is not. It would make # 3 for me if it happens. My children are 3 years and 8 days apart. We are going to try after my son turns two. My daughter was two when I was pregant with him. She was so happy when we told her that mommy was going to give her a brother or a sister. The closer it came time to have him she started telling everyone how she was going to help with the new baby. Good luck.

Nikayla - posted on 03/11/2010

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HI. I want another one but hubby is not. It would make # 3 for me if it happens. My children are 3 years and 8 days apart. We are going to try after my son turns two. My daughter was two when I was pregant with him. She was so happy when we told her that mommy was going to give her a brother or a sister. The closer it came time to have him she started telling everyone how she was going to help with the new baby. Good luck.

Mouna - posted on 03/11/2010

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Oh yes! The hubby and I will be trying for #3 in a few months, planning it so that when the baby comes our daughter will be about 3 and we think that is a great age. Our oldest, boy, is now 7 and is looking forward to having another sibling!

Danielle - posted on 03/11/2010

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i'm about 7 weeks pregnant with my next one. i didn't want them to be too far apart so there could still be that friend relationship more than a babysitter/baby type :-) we're excited but for some reason I thought the second pregnancy would be easier. i'm so so tired!

TIYAMIKE - posted on 03/11/2010

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Since i had my april baby through C-Section i am still thinking the time is not yet right. Somebody told me that i need to wait atleast three years but i want another one i cant wait that long is it ok to wait that long or now is the time.

Katee - posted on 03/10/2010

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we are due to have our second in the next 8 weeks, we have kept our april baby in the loop. when we ask where is the baby he will come and rub my every expanding belly and say baby. then asks when baby be here? he has helped setting up the babys room and set up his old cot and has enjoyed evry min of it. but i am a little nervous about when the baby actually arives as i do expect a little bit of jealousy but im sure we will be able to cope with that when the time comes

Michelle - posted on 03/10/2010

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We are talking about trying for another. I would love to have one just before or after my son turns 3. I am starting to feel like our som doesn't need me as much, because even though he isnt two yet he is already dressing himself. It makes me a little sad, but it also makes me think that he wouldn't be as upset if we had another baby now.

Bamie - posted on 03/10/2010

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we are planning to have our second child on 2011 so that there will be 3 years of difference from our first born.

Vanessa - posted on 03/10/2010

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Congrats to everyone on their new babies and pregnancies!!! My April baby was my 2nd and I am now 22 weeks pregnant with my 3rd... and last! LOL I really don't know how you ladies do it with 4 and 5 kids. Whoa! My little guy will be 2 yrs. 3 mos. when the new baby arrives and my oldest will be 14!!!!! Yes, quite a difference :) We decided not to find out the sex of this baby which has been torture! Since I have two sons, I am really hoping for a pink one this time around. I have taken every quiz and have read every wives' tale out there. I'm so bad! I know as long as the baby is healthy, that's all that matters but I have always wanted a daughter and long for ruffle butts, hair bows, tights, cute lil shoes, dance class and all that girly stuff!!! In the meantime, I am dealing with a hormonal teenager, a very active toddler and the thought of a newborn is sometimes very overwhelming. My little guy is just so adorable. We got him a baby for xmas which he sleeps with every night. When asked what's in my belly, he says "baby" and usually lifts up my shirt and kisses and hugs it. I hope he's as gentle when the baby actually comes. Good luck everyone!

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