Baby fever is REAL ! Any advice from the moms?

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Ask yourself the following questions: Is your husband or boyfriend agreeable to it? Is it a long term stable relationship without domestic violence or drug issues? If you live in the USA, do you have enough money saved up to pay for hospital bills and FMLA leave? Do you have plans for after baby arrives- If you are returning to work then have you scouted local daycares or are you hiring a nanny or having relatives watch the child?

There is a lot to think about here but if you decide having a baby is what you and your partner want to do then I would recommend being as organized as possible and if there is something you want to do that would be difficult to do while pregnant or with a baby, then do it now and get it out of your system. My biggest regret is that I wanted to have a couples only vacation in Mexico and I waited and waited and then began having kids 🤣. I’ll never get my peaceful two weeks in Mexico 😆

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Thanks for your thoughtful answer Counsel 1 ❤️ you have very valid points. I’ll definitely try to go to Mexico before haha

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Do it? 😬

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When I started experiencing baby fever before we were quite ready, I tried to be intentional about appreciating the aspects of my life that would change as a parent. It tempered the baby excitement a bit to acknowledge how much I enjoyed the more selfish, indulgent, or spontaneous things I could do before my baby was born. Frankly as a first time parent now it also helped the adjustment to feel like I took full advantage of and appreciated that freedom rather than took it for granted.

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Thanks for your advice! We’ve definitely been there and taken time to enjoy our relationship before adding a little one to the mix 😊

Spend a full day with someone else’s kid!

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Response varies by whose kid I spend the day with lol

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