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Need Advice... Please share your experience!!!

Posted by mcook (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 12, 08 at 2:35


I am a first time mother of a 5 months old baby. My husband & I are already thinking ahead of when to have our 2nd child (since I'm 34 already). We are just "thinking-out-loud" of maybe start trying when my baby boy turns 6 months old, so by the time the 2nd baby arrives, he'll be 1.5 yrs old. We would love to hear your advice/experience on:

1. What would be the Pros & Cons of the above scenario?
2. Given my age circumstances, what's your advice/suggestion of the ideal age gap between the 1st & 2nd kids?

Your precious advice/experience will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance!


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RE: Need Advice... Please share your experience!!!

I don't think there is an ideal gap. It's nice if the first one is out of diapers, but that just spreads out the diapering over a longer period of time, if that makes sense. If they are both very young, they will both still be napping, which is nice for you. However, I think all age gaps have their pros and cons, so whatever works for you is best.

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