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So many mums make a firm decision on the number of children they want but I can’t make up my mind and change it all the time! How did you know you were “done” and didn’t want to add to your family?

Posted anonymously, 8th July 2019

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  • I too am constantly questioning this and not sure how many is enough.

  • I think that is something you have to communicate with your partner.

  • I knew before kiddo was born i never wanted to be pregnant again.
    The day she was born, i said never again
    once nappies and toddler stage was done i was never again as it drove me mad, to a real dark place, now the thought of doing it all again leaves me COLD
    Kiddo is 9 and an only child by choice

  • Guess you just know it in your bones – hope it isn’t another person pushing you to have another because the boy or girl didn’t eventuate.

  • I just know I don’t want any more. 2 is definitely enough. 2 means we can still afford for me to stay home. My youngest just turned 1 and she is the worst sleeper so I am just looking forward to the day I can finally get a few uninterrupted hours of sleep. I know 100% that I am happy with 2, I just don’t have any desire for more.

  • Some people just know and for some people circumstances guide their decisions.

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