New Year's Baby thoughts

Community Leader
Registered: 04-18-2003
New Year's Baby thoughts
Sun, 12-30-2012 - 2:42pm

If you're thinking about getting induced in hopes of  a New Year's Baby, here's some things to think about:

Pro: You will have a socially acceptable reason to not have to throw or go to an adult New Year's Eve Party

Con: For the next 13-18 years you will have to throw a youth New Year's Eve Party

Pro: You can guilt-free cheap out on Christmas presents, because your child will be getting more presents in a week.

Con: You might find yourself dealing with post-Christmas shopping because "I'm glad I didn't get X for Christmas, because I know I'll get X for my birthday" even if X is inexpensive.

Pro: You score major points for "sacrificing New Year's Eve to have a baby."

Con: By the time your child is 21, BOTH of you will loathe the question "So how close/far from midnight"

The last one is for home birthers only:

Pro: You will have the fun of saying "I spent New Year's Eve 2012 at home birthing a baby"

Con: Should the baby arrive at midnight, you think they'll believe the midwife?

Gail