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Hi everyone! I have a 10.5 mo old and just found out I'm pregnant baby number two so it looks like I will be joining your board! Any advice to balance pregnancy and other LO? TIA
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BFP 5/21/10, Missed m/c 7/5/10 at 11w3d (baby measured 7wks), D&C 7/7/10
Aug/Sept 2010 - CD3&10 b/w & u/s, genetic testing, SA, HSG, & Lap/Hyst to remove septum
12/09/10 BFP -- 7/05/11 DS born at 33w5d. Came home after 23d in NICU at 37w0d
June 2012 - TTC #2! -- 10/05/12 BFP -- 5/23/13 DS2 born at 37w1d! Yay full term!
Do what you can to mentally prepare for the adjustment period from 1 to 2 kids. Try to cut the cord a bit with the your first born. Get them a little more independant in whatever way you can. I think i overbabied my first which is what every parent does naturally as its your first and they have your devoted attn. You dont know any better.
I'd even go as far as to say is bring home a fake doll, but i mean really go all out pretending that the doll is 100% real baby, feed it for 20 minutes, pretend change it, this is also good for you to see how dealing with a newborn in one hand and a climbing toddler will feel. Do it for a few hours a day at least for a month leading up to the delivery.
I'm in it right now (3 weeks with our newborn) however our DS1 is 3, so for that I know I'm in a totally different spectrum but wow, it is quite an adjustment and I wish I mentally prepared for this better.