Anyone else feel like they dont want to stop having kids?

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Anyone else feel like they dont want to stop having kids?

Postby JNL07 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:02 pm

Hi There! I have 3 amazing kiddos already and hubby and I decided we'll ttc#4 sometime in dec or after. Sometimes I feel like I want like 6 or 7 kids and I dont ever want to stop having kids bc its the most amazing gift you'll ever experience! BUT I hate when family or friends talk about how crazy it is that we want more and how we'll be tied down for the rest of our lives. Its something I have felt so strongly about since a young girl. I just knew I wanted lots of kids.. and now a days it seems like its so looked down upon. Does anyone else feel the same way? :?
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Postby fortune313 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:09 pm

Honestly I've learned to stop relying on what my family members think. They don't pay my bills, they don't raise my child, and as long as my husband and I know what we want and agree on it and are happy then that's what matters. My family isn't the most supportive family to begin with, so I learned at an early age to just not really care what they think :roll:

If you can afford it and it's what your husband and you want to do go for it.

I always tell my husband I would be a baby maker if we could afford it! I'm in nursing school and he'll be in paramedic school soon, so we probably will only have 3 or 4, but we both LOVE children and will be happy with what God decides to grant us.
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Postby momto10plus » Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:12 pm

Hi, I have 12 children and #13 on the way. My family is not supportive and neither is anyone else.lol. We LOVE our children and hope to be blessed with more in our future. I had no dreams of a large family as a child and it wasn't something we started off thinking about when we started our family. We both realized over the years we loved children and that was the most important thing in our family We have decided to have as many as we are meant to have and looking forward to it. I don't pay attention to any negative comments. They are not with me everyday and they definitely don't raise my family so I ignore them. :D
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Postby JNL07 » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:03 pm

Thank you girls! :) I guess its just something we'll have to keep talking about. Its just hard because both of our families are already supportive with everything and the kids we have now so its like I would never want anything to change........ but its our life and our marriage :? I just cant see myself being done. :wink: I know one day my body wont let me but I really just enjoy it so much :hb:
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Postby MrsSpinney » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:41 pm

I kind of feel the same, I certainly can't see myself with 12 kids though! lol momto10plus, you're certainly a trooper!! WOW!

I just can't ever see the day when I say to myself "Okay, I really don't want any more kids now.."

I've already made it clear to my DH that my tubes will NEVER be tied! lol
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Postby momto10plus » Tue Sep 06, 2011 2:47 pm

:lol: I never thought I would have more than 2 children. Now that I have so many and more in the future I hope I can't imagine life without them. I always joke with my dh about how he pictured his life and how many children he has. I say I bet your dream vehicle wasn't a 15 passenger as a young man and did you know you were going to have so many. His answer is HECK NO. :lol:
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Postby fortune313 » Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:52 pm

JNL07 wrote:Thank you girls! :) I guess its just something we'll have to keep talking about. Its just hard because both of our families are already supportive with everything and the kids we have now so its like I would never want anything to change........ but its our life and our marriage :? I just cant see myself being done. :wink: I know one day my body wont let me but I really just enjoy it so much :hb:


I think your family may be surprised at first, but once they see your pregnancy progress they will have time to process a new member to your family. Do what makes you and your husband happy :grouphug:
Me (31) DH (33)


BFP 05.31.09!!! (after almost 3 years of trying!!!)
EDD: 02.11.10
Preeclampsia: Induced at 35 weeks.
01/09/10 our baby boy was born :)


Currently TTC #2 (07/2011)

Dx: PCOS, Factor V Leiden, MTHFR C677T & A1298C

Miscarriages - 8
Ectopic - 1

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Postby JNL07 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:57 am

Thank you girls!! Its great to have a place to vent and talk with women who understand and can offer support! :D
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Postby hunnybunny23 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:46 am

after my 2nd i swore never to have anymore but i really would like another boy in a few years :)
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Postby JNL07 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:08 am

HUNNYBUNNY!! I remember you on here from when I was ttc #2!! Looks like your doing well!! :D I know it seems like when they are tiny we say no more and once they hit a year its back to baby planning!LOL
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Postby hunnybunny23 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:15 am

i remember you too! we decided to put ttc 3 forward and we are going for it now!
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Postby JNL07 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:01 pm

YAY!!I'm so excited for you!! Are you charting or anything this time around?
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Postby sophia238 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:10 am

Very well put Foturne313!!!!

My family also feels like I am giving up my life and will also be tied down.
I figure I only live once and there is going to come a time when my baby making days are over. I also agree it is the best gift in the world to be able to feel life inside of you and bring it into the world to watch he or she grow...
I am currently TTC# 7 and learned to careless of what other people thought. It makes me and my family happy, that is all that matters :)
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Postby BellaM » Wed Sep 21, 2011 12:00 am

We'd like to have 5 children (currently TTC#4). Our families know. They didn't really say anything but we did get that "look", the raise of the eyebrows as if to say "wow". But meh who cares, its what we want :D
I think it annoys me more when strangers feel the need to comment. After DS3 was born we were out for lunch and the waitress asked if we were gonna have any more and we said we want 2 more. She then proceeded to give us a lecture about how hard it is having 5 kids, that having 5 kids makes it harder to be able to do anything, that we're crazy if we do.... and well I'm sure you get the picture. I thought it was extremely rude!
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Postby JNL07 » Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:31 am

:hi: girls! oh I'm so glad im not the only to feel this :wink: WOW Sophia baby #7! That is AWESOME! I just love big families. I only had 1 brother and 1 sister and we were at least each 5 years apart. It was hard when I was the last one left at home...and with such an age difference we never really had anything in common or got along till we became adults. My DH on the other hand has 6 brothers and sisters and I find it so amazing. Holidays are the best when everyone's together and...in the end the only people that matter when your old and Grey are your children :hb: Bella M~ We also want 5 :D I say screw what everyone else says!
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