two babies, two years

Joanita - posted on 06/10/2010 ( 25 moms have responded )

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Anybody else had a baby in July and is pregnant again? Happened to me and it was sooo not planned, i don't know if my body will cope with it this time. I'm about 5 weeks pregnant.

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Sarah - posted on 06/26/2010

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im there too, my daughter is 11 months old now ( 1 on july 21st) and im 20 weeks pregnant! My son is due in november! Dont worry we'll all be fine...i hope!!! xx

Kim - posted on 06/25/2010

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oh, forgot to mention, yes it is tough on the body, the best thing to do is stay active, walks, swimming, yoga and you'll be fine:)

Kim - posted on 06/25/2010

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My son is 1 in july and I am 19 weeks pregnant, my daughter is 28 months so all 3 are very close in age. Although not planned I'm not worried, its great to have them close in age. This is my 7th baby and its great to have a large family. My husband and I werent planning anymore after no 4 who are now going into the teenage/adult years but low and behold, we're still going:)

Casey - posted on 06/24/2010

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I had twins in July 2009 and their big brother was October 2007. The twins weren't planned either but such a blessing. having 3 under 3 is crazy but so worth it!

Amy - posted on 06/24/2010

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I can relate! I had my daughter June 12th, 2008 and I turned around and was pregnant again with my son who I had July 21st, 2009! Neither one of mine were planned. As far as your body it will do GREAT!! Now my doctor on the other hand wasnt to happy. But I have to have a Csection so he said it wasnt good for my scar tissue. I think I would much rather have mine close together like that. CONGRATS TO YALL AND GOOD LUCK!!!

Dianna - posted on 06/24/2010

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I am a Mommy of a beautiful 11month old and my baby boy is due August 14th!!! So my little girl was 4 months old(ish) when I got pregnant again!!! (Oops LOL) and so far all is great! I just think he will make his appearance on or about her 1st birthday! Whew! Good luck and dont worry the good Lord wouldnt give us anything we couldnt handle!
Alexandra and George's Mommy!

Shiree - posted on 06/24/2010

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Oh!! And I forgot to congratulate you and your Husband :) Congratulations to you both ♥ Babies are divine :)

Shiree - posted on 06/24/2010

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I have 4 children, and there is only 20 months between the first 2 :-) No doubt at all it is trying on your body, but a womans body is an incredible creation, and very capable of bringing you another little treasure a little sooner than expected :-)

Jennifer - posted on 06/24/2010

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Me too! We were thinking about another child but a complete surprise. My doctor suggested that I stop breast feeding, so I did and I have a lot more energy. I understand what you are saying. I am trying to just rest but it hard with an almost 1 year old running around. I hope that things go well for you. I keep telling myself. If my mom can do it I can too. My sister and I are 14 months apart. So when my mom went for her 6 month follow up she was pregnant again with me.

Lisa - posted on 06/23/2010

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Wow, Looks like we are not alone Joanita. My second was born july 29th, and I just found out I'm pregnant With number 3. Due date right now is feb 25th. My concern is having a repeat c-section so soon. The nurse I talked to when I went to the doctor said I should be fine 10 months was plenty of time. But I'll have to see what the doctor says when I go to my first appointment in july.

Jennifer - posted on 06/23/2010

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I had my son at the end of July and am 13 weeks pregnant. We wanted to have our children fairly close together...just didn't realise that we would be successful so quickly!

Cyndi - posted on 06/23/2010

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I am almost 5 months and my LO will be 1 in a month. I'm nervous and excited. I'm still nursing so I don't know what to do.

Lisa - posted on 06/23/2010

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Hi Joanita, i am in the same boat, except i had my daughter July 13th & now i have another due in August......Kaitlyn was only 4 months old. I am not worried though as from what everyone else has said they will be real close. My body sure does ache though LOL i will defo be taking a break from this afterwards. You will be fine, just enjoy every moment x

Orla-Simone - posted on 06/22/2010

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My son was 6months old when I fell pregnant with my daughter who was born July 2009....I was horrified that I was pregnant again considering I was still getting back to myself but once I got over the initial shock I knew it'd be fine. My son is now 2 and my daughter turning one in July and I qwouldn't change it for the world...they're the best of buddies. The first few weeks were hard, especially since I had a caesarean section, but they fall into a routine together and you'll wonder what all the stressing was about....good luck...you'll be fine :)

Cicely - posted on 06/21/2010

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Yes my son will be 1 on July 20th and I am 11 weeks pregnant. This baby was not planned like my son was. I am a little nervous but I believe everything will be just fine for me and you;)

Ashley - posted on 06/21/2010

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I had a baby boy in Jan 09'. 9 months later was pregnant with my baby girl. So not planned and a little scary, but actually my body went back better than with the first one. I guess because you are running around soo much more after the second one comes. No worries I'm sure you Will do great:)

Chelsea - posted on 06/21/2010

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I did, my lil girl is going to be 1 in a month, and im expecting her lil baby bro in november.
It wasnt planned but we wouldnt change anything =]

Angela - posted on 06/21/2010

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I had a baby in July 2009 and I am NOT pregnant right now, but when I got pregnant with my July baby, I had TWINS that were only 9 months old. So my twins and my youngest are only 18 months apart. I will say that it was difficult during the pregnancy....I was so tired early on, that made things difficult, and then later on, they were alot more active and I wasn't.....but I made it through it and so will you.

Congrats on your baby......

Morgaine - posted on 06/15/2010

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my eldesat was 7 months when i feel pregnant with my youngest who is one in july completly unplanned i paniced worryed the whole time how i would cope but everything worked out perfect and i wouldnt change either of them or the timing there so close. im sure you will be fine. Good luck.

Jaime - posted on 06/14/2010

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Your body will adjust to the pregnancy. I have 2 babies that are only 10 months apart and I think the hardest thing for me the idea that I was pregnant all over again. At first I used to cry all time about it. But now that I have my 2 babies It's wonderful they play with each other all the time. In some ways they act like twins.

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Yep, pregnant again (ALREADY!!!) here as well. My son was born 15 July 2009 and I am also about 5-6 weeks pregnant (I think, have to go in for a check up). This was also not planned at all. I'm also a bit concerned that my body hasn't fully recovered from the first pregnancy. I'm trying to get excited about having another baby but so far just a bit daunted by having two under two years old. I really had hoped to wait at least another year. But here I am so I'm trying to get used to the idea. I know there are advantages to having children close together and as I am an 'older' mother (almost 32) in a way it is nice to have children while I am still feeling energetic. I understand how you are feeling though. Just remember, we are mums now, we can do ANYTHING we set our minds to. :)

Heather - posted on 06/12/2010

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My daughter was born last July & we are going to try again this July. I am 36 & my husband is 42 so we don't have much time! Congrats :)

Veronica - posted on 06/10/2010

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my eldest was 11 months(girl) when i fell pregnant with my second (Boy), and now they are 8 & nearly 7 and even though they are boy and girl they are really good friends. My third was 3 1/2 years later and even though he's a boy he doesn't get along with his brother, I now have a 10 months old girl which was only 2 1/2 years gap, it will be interesting to see who she becomes close to.
You will be fine, actually it is sometimes easier when they are close in age as they older one will still have a day nap, so if you can get them to sleep at the same time and you need to you can rest too, but when they are older you have a toddler running around all day and no rest and a new born to look after it can be more exhausting.

Kate - posted on 06/10/2010

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l had twins July 23 and l'm hoping to get pregnant again next month. You'll be fine. lt's great having them close together.

Natasha - posted on 06/10/2010

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my son was nine months when i fell pregnant with my july baby. i think its great cause they are such good friends. they are closer than my first two and there 3 years between them. the first few days were tha hardest i left hospital they day i had my daughter just so that i didnt put out my son tryed to keep the same routine with him

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