Worried about how your child will react to being a new brother or sister? Tips for smoothing the transition. How a child adapts to a new baby depends a lot on age and their individual personality. While an older child may be excited about his new “big brother” status and adapt well, a toddler may … [Read more…]
How Long Should We Wait to Try For a Second Baby?
My husband and I are thinking about having another baby, our daughter is only 8 mos old. If we are able to plan, what do you think the most appropriate age between children is?” The evidence supports waiting at least nine months before trying to conceive again. Shorter intervals between … [Read more…]
Will a 3rd Child Come Sooner Than His Siblings?
I’m pregnant with my third child. Is it likely that I will have him earlier or quicker than my last?” A study an international obstetrics journal that tracked about 6,700 women for 10 years found that women have a “highly significant tendency to have pregnancies of similar gestational … [Read more…]