How many children was 'complete' for you?

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  1. Wobbles

    Wobbles WoBbLeWoBbLe
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    Mine is 2.

    I'd love another but it's absolutely the right choice for me to stop at 2. My youngest now 9 didn't stop crying until she was 3, I honestly think she's part the reason I wouldn't go to 3 :rofl: :rofl:
     
  2. bdb84

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    It's changed for me drastically through the years. We were done, done, done at two.. but then I had a miscarriage and it shook me so much that I knew, in my heart, that I needed another child. #3 has been the biggest blessing to my life, though, and I'm so thankful for the situations that unfolded to lead me to her.

    In my pregnancy with her I knew I was done. Three is a good number. Except my personal life changed so drastically (my marriage ended) and I never got around to doing anything permanent other than birth control. I ended up meeting someone new to share my life with and here I am now expecting #4. :cloud9: I did not have baby fever and the thought of raising another baby seemed horrifying to me.. but an even worse thought, ten years from now, was never having a child of 'our' own with this man I will be spending the rest of my life with.

    So here I am. But YES I am absolutely doing something permanent once I have this kiddo :haha:
     
  3. JessdueJan

    JessdueJan Single Mam to 3 & 2 Whippets

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    I’m done at 3.

    As it stands now I am single so not really in a position to have anymore anyway but even without that being a factor I feel I am happy and complete now though.
    Going back 8-12months I was broody and would happily have had one more even on my own but now with youngest starting school I am completely content with life and excited for the adventures the four of us can go on now they’re all that bit older and slightly more independent. I feel adding a baby into the mix wouldn’t be beneficial to any of us. xx
     
  4. jessmke

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    We are done at 2. We had initially thought we would be one and done, then after my DD was born I was constantly broody and knew I needed one more. Then we had DS and I haven't had a single moment of broodiness, the thought of getting pregnant/having another baby is horrifying to me! My DH had a vasectomy when our DS was 4 months old so we couldn't have another one anyways.
     
  5. krissie328

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    I am definately done at 2. DH had a vasectomy and I feel happy with our family.
     
  6. misspriss

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    4 boys for me, would have liked a girl for our little family but feel we have done our bit now. It’s also hard work ha so I feel once my youngest , now 18 Months is a big older it’s time for mummy and daddy time ! X
     
  8. Buttercup84

    Buttercup84 2 girls, 1 boy

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    3 and done. I'm not anticipating splitting up with their dad but even if that did happen I still wouldn't want any more with anyone else. My third pregnancy was awful and I truly feel that 3 is my personal limit, physically and emotionally.
     
  9. TZNAY

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    We just had our 5th baby 2 months ago and that should do it for us. No more room in the house or the van for a 6th. It was a rough pregnancy for me (whereas my other pregnancies were a breeze), and baby is proving to be quite difficult so I think it's god's way of telling me the 5th is definitely the final one.
    I know eventually I will probably have baby fever again as my friend's are are all planning on more so I'll have to get over that at some point. But mentally, emotionally and physically I have to be done.
     
  10. Bevziibubble

    Bevziibubble Well-Known Member

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    Definitely 2 and done here. I feel like this is my limit!
     
  11. JessyG

    JessyG cautiously pregnant #1

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    Definitely done at 2. I was one and done for years but it always nagged me the thought if having no more now I am 10000% sure no more
     
  12. calliebaby

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    I was done at 2, but the 3rd snuck in there. I'm definitely done now.
     
  13. impatient1

    impatient1 Mommy to 1 Angel & 2 DD

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    3 and done here. DH got his vasectomy when baby 3 was about 3 months old and it felt like the right decision. It was the first pregnancy where I knew it was my last and felt ok with that.
     
  14. impatient1

    impatient1 Mommy to 1 Angel & 2 DD

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    3 and done here. DH got his vasectomy when baby 3 was about 3 months old and it felt like the right decision. It was the first pregnancy where I knew it was my last and felt ok with that.
     
  15. eegor

    eegor Probably in my jammies.

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    I thought I was done at 5.

    I wasn't.
     
  16. topsy

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    Fob is done with 1. In my heart-i want another one but with my mh it would be selfish. So we are complete with 1. Xxx
     
  17. FlowerFairy

    FlowerFairy James, Noah, Saskia, Lumi

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    I've just had my 5th baby and we are done. I never want to be pregnant again.
    This was the hardest pregnancy, I had GD was on insulin . My waters broke at 37+2 and there was no labour progress so ended up with a section which has been tough!
    I never thought I'd say it but I am 100% finished and I'm extremely happy about it xx
     
  18. DebbieF

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    2 is absolutely my limit.
     
  19. LynAnne

    LynAnne Mum to 2 Boys

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    We are done at two. I had thought that I would like three but DH is 100% done with two and, honestly, now that DS2 is here I am absolutely on board with not having any more. I don't want to go through the anxiety of early pregnancy (we had multiple losses) or the exhausting latter stages with two kids to look after - it was hard enough having one and being pregnant. DH wants to get a vasectomy in a couple of years anyway so there'll be no chances of an accidental pregnancy then!
     

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