Krista - posted on 10/22/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )
I'm a 21 year old woman with a 16 month old wonderful baby girl and a wonderful husband. We have been married now for 2 1/2 years. I got pregnant 6 months after we got married and we had our daughter that following June in 2008. My daughter Karley loves to play with other kids and I know it would do her good to have a little brother or sister but I want to wait til she is about 3 years old. I would be 23 then and to be honest, I'm just scared. I had a rough time dealing with weight and her father talking about it and I'm really selfconscious about going through it again and would I be able to handle another baby!
It's scary to think about having two, because sometimes one can be enough trouble. I'm having that baby itch but I just want some opinions on how it is having two. Like I said I want to wait til she about 3 because she would be hopefully potty trained and can help me out. I'm just scared of having the patience to deal with it and my husband who is all about how I look. I had a lot of trouble with my weight after I had my daughter and I got a lot of grief about it and I don't want to deal with that again, but I don't want that to be a deciding factor on me having another wonderful blessing of a child. I also had a lot of gall bladder problems right after having Karley. I was in the er a lot and they thought they were going to have to take my gall bladder our. It ended up being Gall bladder crystals which the surgeon said was very common in woman who have had babies, but let's just say it was very painful.
I would appreciate all the advice given on having another baby, because I really want my wonderful daughter to have a play mate in the next few years!