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Which Phase of Parenthood Are You In?

Some women are born to be mothers and others are caught off guard when the thin pink line appears after they pee on a stick. Babies change your life and there are lots of stages involved in becoming a mama. Whether you are in the planning stage, the pregnancy phase, going though the adopting process or already a parent — it's an incredible experience. Which best describes your situation?

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cutecurls cutecurls 9 years
I'm 39 weeks, 5 days pregnant ! (due Sun).. first baby.
dntusassme2000 dntusassme2000 9 years
I am 25 weeks pregnant! I'm scared and happy at the same time! I am 36 and this is my 1st! I have already been thru the amnio and the waiting 10 days to find out that my baby does NOT have downs! Thank goodness. That was the longest 10 days of my life!
sofi sofi 9 years
Two little tykes running around- 6 yr old and 3 year old. I 'thought' I wanted another one, but don't know yet. I think the hubby is fine and really happy with just two, but he understands I am not quite ready to say we are done. Some other things need to be sorted out (houses, schools) first.
kikidawn kikidawn 9 years
haha LiLRuck! Oh how I wish :) ... unless God decides we need a little blessing before then it'll be about 4-5 years. :(
CollegeGirl CollegeGirl 9 years
No kids, but eventually... :) I think I still have some growing up to do first ;)
imcs imcs 9 years
I've actually never been into kids, and I surprise myself every day when I click on lilsugar several times a day. I think I'm beginning to come around and want a bay of my own maybe in the next year. I want to make sure my husband and I are both financially stabe before taking such a huge step in our lives. I'm afraid of pregnancy and all the changes it causes to your body - so, so far we've talked about only having one... I'd love to adopt, but at the same time I'd rather have just one child. So we'll take our time deciding whether adoption is right after we've had the first one.
xoclirpa xoclirpa 9 years
I have one son and I think I'm done! He's a lot of fun but it's a lot of hard work as I am a single mom. Wouldn't have it any other way though!
backfat backfat 9 years
I have an 8 year old, 7 year old and an almost 2 month old. We are DONE! One boy, two girls. I feel very fortunate.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
I probably should have chosen other but I chose I have kids. I have one baby girl at the moment but am also expecting baby number 2 in Mar :)
CoconutPie CoconutPie 9 years
We're in the planning part. We got married about four months ago and will probably start trying in about a year. We just moved to another country and want our situation to be a bit more stable before starting a family.
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 9 years
I have a 9 year old and a soon to be 4 year old and would like another baby but I think my eggs are past their sell by date. :(
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
wadewifey3 - Thanks! I intend to, I'm not in a rush to give it up to a loser. I'm picky ;)
MaggieLei MaggieLei 9 years
I have a 21 month old son and we have just recently started our process for international adoption. I have to admit, I am pretty glad it will take a year or more. I can't imagine having two children right now!
erniew erniew 9 years
I have two kids - 3yr old boy and 16-mo old daughter - and I would love to have two more! My husband is cutting me off at 3 so one more baby and that will be it for this family. I am from a family of 4 kids and thrive (good or bad) in the chaos of a large family. I've always wanted 4 kids and even after the hustle and bustle of two, I haven't changed my mind!
macgirl macgirl 9 years
a 9 and 1/2 year old and a 7 month old. The first was easy peasy all the way. No terrible anything... new bebe is a handful (adorable, but work) I imagine I will have terrible twos, threes, fours through the 30s ;-) That's what I get for having the easy one and not understanding why everyone else couldn't control their kid ;-)
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 9 years
Good for you Californiagirl, keep that V-card for as long as possible.
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 9 years
I'm in the trying to conceive stage. I have been for a while now I hope soon I can move on to the next stage ;)
Pallas-Athena Pallas-Athena 9 years
I don't have kids, but cousin's kids are like my own and I hurt when they hurt, I get mad or sad when they're sad or mad and I don't let anyone give them crap, but I also rule with a firm hand so they know they can't take advantage of me. I can't wait to have kids!
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
I'm a 19 year old unemployed college student who still has her V-card. Needless to say, I'm not having a baby anytime soon. I would like to have one baby by the time I'm 25, but we'll see how it goes. Eventually, I want to have 4 kids, but I might stop after the first one. It depends on the experience.
luckyme luckyme 9 years
We have a 14 month old. I love virtually every second of it. I really feel as though I was born to do this. Mommyhood is without a doubt the best job I have ever had. Ideally, I'd love to have 3, but I'm guessing my husband will be set with 2. We will just have to see what happens.
Rozenaut Rozenaut 9 years
I'm about eight weeks pregnant with my first child, and couldn't be more excited!!
CJaneTyp CJaneTyp 9 years
In the trying and hoping phase.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 9 years
I have 5 kids (in my mind of course, I even have names picked out). I want to be expecting in around 9 or 10 years (ya ya I'ma youngster). But I'll see how it goes.
MotoLinz MotoLinz 9 years
Mom to a 19-month old son and a Wheatus the Fetus.
albeli albeli 9 years
I'm in the "juggling one 2yo and 2 teens" phase. ;)
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