Spacing for # 3?

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Spacing for # 3?

Postby NJK » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:35 pm

I am finding I can't stop noticing babies and pregnant women everywhere. I know I want a third child but I am confused about when to start trying.

My first two are very close in age. 13 months and 2 days apart. The youngest is 20 months now and I don't know if I should wait more or go for it so they are all relatively close in age.

I turned 30 the other day and I think that is why I am feeling edgy about it.

Any opinions?

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Postby cfhmomma » Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:49 am

I am in the same boat. Mine are 15 months apart 2 and 1. My husband wants another before he turns 45 and I do too. I get baby envy so easily. We had a bfp but mc with a blighted ovum. Still ttc. But if you believe you can handle 3 close in age, who's to tell ya its too soon? Some women are just natural caregivers and can handle many young children. I wish you a bfp!! And you and dh's opinion is what matters hunny!
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Postby pearlygirl » Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:01 pm

Mine are 14 months apart, 2 and 1... I am also feeling the baby envy :oops: Suddenly it seems everyone I know is pregnant. A few years ago I was the lone prego! Now it's the reverse :roll:
I say go for it! The way I see it, I know I want a third eventually and why stay in the diaper phase longer than necessary. I love how well the oldest two get along together and I don't want the third to be "too young" to play.
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Postby chrisandkarene » Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:25 am

I have 2 18 months apart and the youngest will turn 1 next month :( I am also questioning what is a good age difference. and I feel like if I wait too long then I will want to have 2 kids close together.. I def need a new hosue before I have another kid (currently living in a 2 bedroom).. we are the ttc discussion but I am taking the pill and will for proble another year.. I can't carry 3 at one time lol
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Postby Just1moretime » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:01 pm

mine are 18, 14, 8 and 4 so yeah.. spaced out lol I have boy boy girl girl as well.
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Postby maggiemay » Mon Jan 02, 2012 3:05 pm

Hi NJK, I remaber you rom the May 2010 boards! I am also thinking of #3. I think I have truly lost my mind, but feel like I need one more. My first 2 are 3 years apart and that has worked ouot great, but if I have a third it will be sooner than later. I am turning 36 in April and cant wait too much longer to start trying.
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