Have A 4 Month Old But Want Another

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Maggie - June 22

Is anyone here trying to, or wants to get pregnant so soon after having a baby? I have a 4 month old dd, and a 5 year old son and I want another SOOOOO BADLY!!! I don't think my dh will go for it. Does anyone here have babies close in age? How did you convince your dh to have another so soon? My dh and I always said that we will have no less than 3, but no more than 5 kids. I'm about to turn 27 and my dh is 33. I know I may be nuts but I really want to join you ladies again on this TTC forum. Please tell me your stories, and have a lovely day!

 

Lin - June 22

Yep, you're nuts. ;-)

 

Maggie - June 22

Lin, lol. I know I'm crazy, but I love being a Mommy, and I also look forward to retirement. I would like to be raising adults by the time I'm 50, and not teenagers or children. I had my gallbladder removed in April so I have lots of energy now that I don't feel horrible all the time. I also know that once I get the pregnancy itch it doesn't go away until I scratch it!

 

Patti - June 22

Maggie, I got pregnant again when my dd was 8 months old. It took 9 cycles with dd, so we figured it would take a while again. Wrong. Anyway, although I love having my 2 girls close (17 mos apart) it was hard on me and my body. I was told you should wait a year to get pregnant again to give your body a chance to recover. So, maybe you should consult your Dr. first and then go from there. If you get the green light from the Dr., more power to you!

 

wifey711 - June 22

hi Maggie .. my boys are 20 months apart and my youngest just turned 2 and I have been wanting another for at least 6 months now ... I love kids .. Always wanted alot if your willing its great casue in all actuality its only up to u .. youor gonna carry it and take care of it most of the time so good luck trying again .. Just tell your husband youll you wanna finish everything early i mean who wants to get all there kids out of diapers all independent and dip right back in again ( just my own opioin) let me know how it goes

 

rhamel - June 22

my sister is 17 months older than me and my brother is 13 months older than her... i dont think you are crazy being so close in age to my siblings was and still is awesome i loved it. BUT you should definitly visit the obgyn first and make sure you are healthy enough... i wanted my kids really close in age but my emergency csection left me with really low iron i needed time to heal now i finally feel healthy enough to try again and my son turned 17 months yesterday

 

snugglybugglys - June 22

Hi Maggie...I got pregnant with my twins when my dd was only 3 months old. (I was on BC). Then after I had my boys...on a different type of BC, got prego again exactly 3 months after. I would not change anything about it. I love having my kids close in age. It's great. I am now pregnant again, this time over a year after my last baby. And like you said...about retiring. I will be 27 when I have my last child. I also love kids...I always wanted 6, but I will settle for 5...I don't think I could handle a 5th c-section. :) Anyway, good luck. I hope DH wants another child just as badly. :) My husband said he wanted more....lol while I was in the hospital still! I almost died laughing when he said that. :)

 

Saird - June 22

Oh my goodness, snuggly- how could you stand having that many c-sections? Did you have one natural?

 

kvilendrer - June 23

Hey Maggie! I have an 8 month old and we've been trying for 2 months. At first, my husband was against it...he said it was too soon. I just kept asking him if he was ready. We had a scare where we both thought I was pregnant and it made us realize that we wanted another one. I hope this helps in some way.

 

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