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New baby in the family


How did every feel when there was a new baby / new pregnancy in the family? My son was the last baby born in the family since my pp 3 years ago so I don't really know how to feel. We have decided a long time ago now to have another one.

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Congrats! My family is very happy but I knew they would be supportive. They all want my son to have a sibling. I think I was more traumatized than my family with hospital.

I chose to have both as close together as drs recommended as I don't want my son remembering trauma if it can be helped. I was told by the hospital the longer apart the pp, the better your brain heals. Im still really scared but hoping this time being on some sort of medicine as preventative will help.


Hi betty,

I read this as meaning that you have decided not to have another baby, is this correct?

I have to say that I had mixed feelings when I heard my sister in law was pregnant for her second time. It just feels like such a huge and difficult choice for me to have another child, having had PP. Now I'm feeling much better I'm starting to think about the prospect of having further children in more of an optimistic light.

I hope that you're able to find some peace about your decision.


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