Want another baby

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Okay i have a lil girl that is about to be 2 and i want another baby and i want to know am i going to fast or should i wait about another year or so. See me and my sis we are 2 yrs apart i want her to have somebody to play with you know please help with this


STEPHANIE - posted on 01/10/2010




I was conteplating the same thing, my son joshua just turned 3 and I want another baby. But realisticly, it's expensive. So I've decided to have my children 3-4 years apart. I'm thinking for the future, I don't want to pay for 2 college tuitions at the same time. So having them 3-4 years apart, we'll be better for me. So i'm starting now.

Michelle - posted on 01/09/2010




It is purely about how u feel. If you think it good time go for it. If u bit hesitant then just wait that bit longer. I personally think it a good gap. My eldest is just 5, next is 2yrs 6mths and youngest is 3 mths.

Adrienne - posted on 01/08/2010




It's how you feel. Do you want another baby right now or do you want to wait? I was surprised when I found out I was pregnant with my second son. My boys are 12 months apart exactly and I'm due to have my 3rd child in April which will make my youngest and the new born almost 2 years apart. Good Luck!

Kelle - posted on 01/08/2010




My daughter is almost two. We plan to get pregnant in the summer so the kids would be exactly 3 years apart. That way the oldest is potty trained and in a big girl bed. She will be a great helper! Good luck! You have to do what is best for your family.

Sheryll - posted on 01/08/2010




My son and daughter are 3 years apart which i think is perfect as if your busy feeding or changing your baby the older child can do most things for themselves.


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Shirley - posted on 01/12/2010




My 2 daughters are 14 months apart, and I may be pregnant with my 3rd so I will have 3 under 3. I think if you are ready then it is never too soon. I just depends on what you want. I say go for it if thats what you want.

Amber - posted on 01/11/2010




I have 4 children twins that are 5 boy and girl, 3 year old girl, and a 1 year old boy. We waited two years between each and it has worked out great for us. If as a family you all feel ready then go for it. Our kids play great together.

Lorie - posted on 01/10/2010




When you feel like you want another baby and you can support that child then I say go for it.

I think 2 - 2 1/2 is a good age b/e they are just old enough that they know how to wait for all of 2 secs.

good luck

Iam worried a bit b/e I have a 18 month old and one is coming in a few weeks.

My 18 month old is my 5 star baby b/e he is very vewry needy.

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I don't think you're going too fast. It's how you feel and like you said, the siblings will grow up closer in age and always have each other to play with. We are working on having a second child and the only thing I wanted to do is time the potty training so that I didn't have 2 children in diapers at the same time.

Rebecca - posted on 01/08/2010




I have a son who is 18 months old, and we are planning our next baby to be about three years behind him (about the same spacing as yours). Our thought process is that by three, our first child will be a bit more independent, able to understand and follow directions (like "No! Don't put that in the baby's mouth!") :). And, maybe, our first will be potty trained shortly after the second baby. Three years is close enough to allow them to be friends without forcing the older child to be a babysitter for his/her baby sibling. My husband and I were also concerned about missing any of the "babyhood" from our first child, and we figure that three is old enough that the baby is no longer a baby.

In the end, you should do what you feel is right for your family. Good luck!

Heather - posted on 01/08/2010




I think 2 years is perfect! My sis and I are 16 months apart, and we tore each other up back in the day. My brother and I are 4 years apart, and we were best friends.

Brandi - posted on 01/08/2010




My kids are 25 mos. apart (almost to the day) and I think they are the perfect age difference, but only you know when it's right for you to have another one. Good luck.

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