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Wait -- I have something in common with Tori Spelling? It seems so. The former 90210er and current reality show star is feeling all weepy over her pregnancy. She told People that she has “mixed emotions” now that she’s so close to delivering her third -- and possibly last -- baby in a few weeks. (The newest bundle will add to Spelling and Dean McDermott's brood that includes Liam, 4.5, Stella, 3 and Dean’s 13-year-old son Jack.)
“I’m excited to meet the baby, but I’m also a little sad,” said 38-year-old Spelling. “We think we want more kids, but you never know what the possibility of that is.” She told People that she did the whole “I’m definitely not having another one!” in the early stages of this pregnancy, but then thought “I’m here at the end, and I’m like, ‘I think I could go for another one!’”
I totally get the flip-floppy, weepy, nostalgic feelings when you know that it's probably, possibly, likely the last time you’ll be carrying a baby in your belly; the last human you get to name; the last amazing mix of DNA that looks like you and your partner. When I neared the end of my last pregnancy (baby boy #2), I felt all of that. Plus, all those preggo hormones really jack up the mush-factor. You really start to reflect what a flippin’ miracle it all is. The odds of that sperm having a decent sense of direction, of your egg being ready -- and all of it forming a tiny person who in the blink of an eye is playing with Legos.
My husband is still very enamored with the amazingness of it all, which I guess is why he continues to harass me about having another. “What if it’s a girl this time?” he beams. “How cute would she be?” And I always shake my head and shout a resounding NO, partly because three kids is beyond my mental and financial capacity. But it's also partly because I’m getting old and so are these eggs. I don’t know if I’d want to push my luck after already having two perfectly uneventful pregnancies and two healthy babes. But, dang, I do have a pretty great name all picked out for her...just in case.