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    Default Trivial reasons you decided not to have more children?

    Tell me some silly reasons you decided not to have more children.

    I think about having one more child every day. I'm obviously not getting any younger and if we do decide to have another one, I will stop taking the pill once my next period comes and go from there. Deep down, I think I do want another, but stupid reasons not to always pop into my head, and I am unsure.

    Have trivial reasons stopped you from having another baby?

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    While I only have one kid atm, we only want two in total. A few reasons are *then we aren't out numbered *extra room in the car *spare bedroom in a 4x2 house *a lot of deals are for 2 adults & 2 kids.

    I hope I'm on the right track here!

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    We want a 4 bedroom home but want a spare room.
    We don't want to have to buy a bigger car.
    I think 2 is company, 3's a crowd and there would be no way I'd have 4
    I have 2 girls and would not want a boy.
    Extra costs of private schooling.



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    Yes, just after reasons from others so I don't feel silly

    We just returned from holidays and my youngest is 18 months. It was difficult at times with him and I thought to myself, this time next year, it would be so much easier when they're a little older. My friend who was with us has 7 and 5 year old and it was so easy.

    I just don't know if I can do newborn again, but they're so little for so short a time.

    I have a long list of reasons not to have another but then look at my daughter who will be 4 next birthday and can't believe how quickly time has gone. I'm torn.
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    - my brother, sister and I used to fight over who had to sit in the middle in the car. I don't want to deal with that!

    - most family deals are for two adults and two children

    - although I look forward to watching my children grow up, and sharing that with them, I also look forward to the day that DF and I can travel overseas, just the two of us! If we had more kids, that dream is further away

    - there is two of us, so makes sense to have two kids


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    I have many reasons for not any more children and some are very trivial - such as not wanting any more stretchmarks, fearing my boobs would sag if i had another (at present they are still perky), less chance of being able do things like travel due to added costs of children, i enjoy sleep and don't want to go through more years of sleepless nights
    Lots of silly reasons turn me off of having any more but there are also bigger reasons as well.

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    Yeah, I don't think I could deal with losing sleep and having to get up to my other kids.
    Also, I HATE being pregnant. I hate not being able to eat and drink what I want, when I want.
    I also have a weak bladder from having 2, I don't want it weaker!


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    The whole newborn thing just exhausts me, #3 is 1 in a few days and already she is finding her independence.
    I want the possibility of being 50 and potentially having no kids at home. I've just scraped in with that one.
    Even though I love being pregnant, I think I'd find another pregnancy very very exhausting and constricting.
    Not sure how I'd feel if it was a boy...
    I love alcohol too much.

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    I don't like odd numbers.

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