Everyone else knows best!

Geneva - posted on 05/12/2010 ( 4 moms have responded )

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I am 36 and on baby #4, so why does everyone else seem to know what is best for me?? Like I can't decide what I can and can't do for myself. I think I know what is too much, and what I can handle. Does anyone else get this??

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Geneva - posted on 05/12/2010

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Wish ppl would just not treat me like I am broken, or frail, or something, not sure how to explain. I'm just pregnant, I do not need help with everything, and I don't need to be told what I can and can not do. I'm not high risk. Their comments are not about me having another baby, they are about things that they think I should not do while I'm pregnant, I don't need to be put on a shelf or in a box for 9 months!! I know they mean well, but it gets old!!

Stephanie - posted on 05/12/2010

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Don't listen to anyone else- you know what is best for you and your family better than anyone else- no matter who they are(or think they are)!!! I deal with it all the time. good luck

Sarah - posted on 05/12/2010

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momma knows best and thats all that matter's! how many kids you want to have whatever is completely up to you, just brush it off, most people state their opinion before they even realize it and most are just trying to help! sounds to me like you know what your doing

Myra - posted on 05/12/2010

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Can't say for sure, but maybe it's because you're older now. You are automatically in a high risk catagory since you are over 35. And, maybe they just think with 3 kids already, you may be overwhelmed. Just make it clear to whoever it is that you know when it's too much, and you'll be more than happy to ask for their help or opinion when the time comes.

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