Melissa - posted on 04/15/2009 ( 8 moms have responded )
There are a couple friends around me that are pregnant as well and just about due. Two already have a child that is about 3-4 years old. Yet all I here from them is "I hope they'll induce me early". They are so set on having the child earlier then needed that they've gone to the hospital, supposely in labor, 4 to 6 times already.
It annoys me that they're so caught up in themselves and being done with the pregnancy they're not concerned about their soon to be child's welfare. I believe as long the mother is heatlhy and the baby is healthy that the baby needs to stay in there as long it sees fit.
I feel that if the mother is already tired of just being pregnant and wanting to get it over and done with. How are they going to be as a parent. I mentioned earlier that both these mother's to be already have a child each. But I didn't mention that their parents/grandparents take care of them for them. One lives with her grandparents, only about half the time. The other doesn't live with the child and only comes by every week or so.
So when I hear a pregnant mother talking about being induced for no reason other then she's tired of being pregnant. I already know what kind of parent they will turn out to be.
Yes being pregnant sucks, and yes part of me does wish it will be over soon. But I want a healthy, full developed baby. I'm not gonna create problems for him that would never have been an issue. So if my baby sees fit to be 2 weeks late, so be it as long as he's healthy.
Sorry for the rant. I just needed to get that off my chest.