Am I in the Right Place?

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Registered: 10-31-2007
Am I in the Right Place?
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Wed, 05-18-2011 - 8:05pm

Hi everyone! My name is Natalie and I'm no stranger to iVillage, though I haven't ever been to this board before. Before I got comfy, I was just curious: Is this board for people who don't have any kids yet or are there some moms who are waiting to try for #2 and beyond? If this is just a board for women without kids yet, can anyone point me in the direction of a board for moms waiting to try for their next?

 



 


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Registered: 04-29-2006
Wed, 05-18-2011 - 11:21pm
Hi Natalie, welcome! Not a dumb question! (Plus the board's been a little quiet, so any thread is welcome, haha.) There are both here, lots of ladies waiting for #1, #2, #3, etc.

My name is Becki and I'm 25, my DH is 27, and we're waiting to try for our first. We're still kind of getting settled in our careers and waiting to feel ready, so I think we're still a year or so out from TTC.

Do you have a timeline for #2 yet?
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Registered: 10-31-2007
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 7:11am

Hi Becki! I'm 27 and my husband is 30. We've been married for almost 6 years! We don't really have a timeline for #2 but I've set some guidelines for us before we can even *think* about #2: we have to have a 2nd car, at least $3,000 in savings, and I HAVE to lose at least my pregnancy weight (about 30 pounds.. Losing more would be great but I have to at least get down to pre-pregnancy weight). Before those three things happen we can't even think abou #2. Our daughter is 16 months and I'm just now starting to feel a little baby feverish. It's tempting to just say screw it and get pregnant again, but I'm trying to be smart and stick with our goals!

What do you and your husband do?

 



 


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Registered: 12-02-2003
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 8:24am
Welcome to the board!
I'm Ashley, 23, DH is Jason, 22... we've been married for going on 4 years (August 25th), I'm a stay at home mom, he is in school learning welding... we have a 3.5 year old DS Aiden, and a 14 month old DD Akaydia. We'll be trying for #3 in August!
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Registered: 04-17-2009
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 12:27pm
Hi Natalie! You're definitely in the right place! This is a board for anyone that is
WTT regardless of family status!

I'm Victoria, your CL, and DH and I are WTT our first!

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Registered: 10-31-2007
Thu, 05-19-2011 - 6:36pm

Hi Ashley! Nice to "meet" you! Our little ones are very close in age!

 



 


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Registered: 04-29-2006
Sat, 05-21-2011 - 10:31am
Natalie - You got married at the same age as me, then! That makes me feel better when I'm constantly getting "You're MARRIED?!!" from people, even 4 years later.

I'm a journalist and my DH does web maintenance/inventory for an event ticketing company.
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