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  #1  
February 18th, 2010, 09:51 AM
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That you are done having children? Do you think you ever REALLY know 100%? What is your take?
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February 18th, 2010, 09:55 AM
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I don't think I'll ever be done. It take us too long to actually have a healthy baby that by the time we get the kids we want I'll be too old to have more.
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February 18th, 2010, 10:29 AM
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Thats a tough one.
A lot of people want a certain number and then they will be done..
Some want no kids after a certain age
I really want 3 kids, but I will settle with two if I have to. I would never do anything permanent (tubes tied of husband getting snipped) until I was closer to 40. I know a lot of people say they dont want kids in their 30's, but I wouldnt mind if I was like 35 and an accident happened lol.
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February 18th, 2010, 11:08 AM
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When I was pg with my 2nd, we talked about the possibility of a 3rd. However, when he was born so VERY sick (he was unresponsive & blue, needed to be resusitated -sp?- was on a ventilator, faced possible open heart surgery, etc etc), we decided that we were done, & I just would not be able to be pregnant again (was on bedrest, had m/s the entire time, blah). DH got snipped. Of course, I still say I want a third, but I love my 2 boys. They are almost 6 & 8 now, so to have another one at this point would be crazy, IMO! The good news is, my siblings have just started having kids (I have a 7 month old neice) & DH's brother has a 2 year old, & just a had a baby last week, so I can still get my baby fixes!!
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February 18th, 2010, 11:33 AM
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I'm just starting out, and the way I feel right now is that I want 4! Financially, this probably won't work out.
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February 18th, 2010, 03:42 PM
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I couldnt imagine ever being done! We talk about four.....but we will see how finances are. I will most certainly have AT LEAST one more.
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February 19th, 2010, 06:45 AM
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i think il just know when im done, i think one day il just have this feeling that my family is complete and then il know im done. i dont really have a number though i know i want atleast 3 or 4, right now i say i dont really want to have kids past 30, but that could very well change
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February 20th, 2010, 11:12 AM
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We don't feel done with four, but if we adopt a 5th child like we've been asked, as soon as the ink is dry, I'm going for a tubal! 5 kids within 29 months is enough!
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February 20th, 2010, 01:17 PM
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I always wanted 4 children but I think we're going to stop at 3. DF says one more ONLY. He is only open to one more because I told him I wasn't done and he knows if I couldn't have another one it would be a deal breaker for me.
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February 21st, 2010, 04:37 PM
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I don't think I'll ever be 100% sure I'm done. I will never do anything permanent, unless it's for medical reasons.
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