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March 22nd, 2010, 07:39 PM
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I'm so sad right now. I wasn't going to tell dh that we were expecting another baby until he returned from his trip on friday but he asked me on the phone tonight if my monthly friend ever showed. And, I just couldn't lie to him about it.

He doesn't think we can handle it. A 4th child. He is afraid that we could have another special needs child. I was just starting to get excited and now I don't know what to think. I really believe that every baby is a blessing but are we being responsible. What is worse?

I hate that he took it so hard and it is making him so stressed. He made alot of sense, but I just can't get an abortion. I don't beleive in it. I wish this was a bad dream. I wish I could bed sure that this baby is healthy and nothing is wrong with him or her.

I don't know what to do or what to think.
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March 22nd, 2010, 08:06 PM
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dear kim:

i am a grandma who was in different circumstances many years ago but still could not afford another baby. i did not believe in abortion (still don't) and was very conflicted in what to do. thankfully for me, i chose life. if you feel strongly about it, then stick to your guns about not aborting it. maybe adoption could be an answer for you. and lastly, after the shock has worn off, he may get excited about it.

as far as having another special needs child, since you didn't specify what the 'special need' is, you should see a dr asap and see what the chances are. whatever you do, i wish you well in your journey.
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March 23rd, 2010, 03:05 AM
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Thank you for your note. I think it will be OK. Dh is out of town this week taking care of his ill mother, but late last night he sent me a note and said he loved me and that he was just shocked was all. He needed some time to digest this new info, and that it wasn't a bad thing.
Our special needs son is autistic. I think we are going to do the extra testing to prepare and/or ease our minds.

Thanks again for your note.
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March 24th, 2010, 10:55 AM
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i want to wish you the best of luck.
My oldest son has a genetic disability, so I too understandthe very scary thought of not only the unexpected pregnancy, but the possible disability as well...
I'm glad that he seems to be more ok about it now.
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March 24th, 2010, 07:56 PM
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hugs. I am glad to hear that it was just the shock talking. best of luck
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March 25th, 2010, 05:15 AM
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Glad he turned around and it was just shock. I hope everything turns out good for you.

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March 25th, 2010, 12:13 PM
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His heart will warm up,just give him time.Sounds like he's beginning to warm up...best wishes
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April 2nd, 2010, 10:08 AM
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It's so scary when the one who is suppose to be in it with you isn't on the same page at first, but DF was just like your hubby, he was scared etc and abortion was his first thought after the paranoia set in. I am glad hubby came around like my DF!
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