changed mind about having a baby after miscarrage

Michelle - posted on 08/06/2012 ( 3 moms have responded )

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Hi ladies, a few months ago me and my husband were trying hard to have are second child, I got pregnant and not 2months later had a miscarrage. At first I was for trying again right away, but since gone back on birth control and now wants to wait indefinatly. I feel like it was a sign that we are not ready for another one, we are in the process of finding out if are son has a disabilty and wating to spend as much time helping him however he needs it. So what I'm asking is, is it normal and have any of you felt like this.

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Elfrieda - posted on 08/07/2012

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I think it's natural for a miscarriage to change your mind about things. I had it the opposite way, where I didn't feel ready for another child but we accidentally got pregnant and then I miscarried. The way we reacted to the unexpected pregnancy and how sad I was when I miscarried made me realize that we actually were ready and we started trying to have another baby.



I can see how being so concerned with your son would make you want to wait. As my mom always said, "What good's a mind if you can't change it?"

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Chaya - posted on 09/18/2012

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Your solution is a good one for you. Certianly find out what your son needs first, I don't know the nature of the supsected disability, but if it's something serious, that may be a message from God to quit having children. (My parens have 7 disabled children, they didn't have time for anything)

Major disabilities include hemophillia, use of wheelchair, profound retardation, etc, not needing glasses

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