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    Default How involved was your DH in choosing baby names?

    With my DD, once I found out she was a girl I knew what her name was going to be. Luckily DH liked it too so there was no argument.

    Now I'm pregnant with DS (due in June) and I've asked dh a couple times to make suggestions for names. He just gives me nothing.
    He's not interested in sitting down and looking in a names book or anything. But he doesn't like the couple if names I've suggested.

    So I've told him id like him to be involved in the naming process and would love to hear of any names he comes up with.
    So far, nothing :-/
    I'm thinking if he doesn't ever suggest anything I'm naming him what I want, regardless of if he likes the name.
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    Default How involved was your DH in choosing baby names?

    Aw that's a shame me and DH had such a good time looking at names for DD.

    We've only just started talking names for bub 2 but he's a little less involved, but, we're only 7 weeks which is probably why.

    Maybe come up with a list of names you love and he can go trough and short list them?

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    DH suggested the name we ended up choosing for DS. Before that he kept suggesting a lot of silly names (colours, fruits, days of the week etc...) so I was shocked when he actually finally suggested a 'proper' name! I liked it straightaway too!

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    Default How involved was your DH in choosing baby names?

    I find it frustrating as its so much fun picking names!
    And he is a very involved dad to DD and very excited he is now having a boy. I really thought he would be more into this.
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    Default Re: How involved was your DH in choosing baby names?

    Heavily involved.. he basically picked the name and I knew it meant a lot to him so I agreed with it that being said if we were having a boy we'd be screwed he hates the boy name I had picked and I don't want to budge lol

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    Default Re: How involved was your DH in choosing baby names?

    Not much. I came up with all the names & he either said "possibility", or "nope". He could have added one at any time but I don't think he did.

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    DP suggested a girls name at 6 weeks and it stuck. But boys names....gah! He refused to look and didnt like any that I suggested. He kind of agreed on one but then we got over it and I was back to trawling through names and he rejected every one and the only one he continued to request I rejected. Luckily we are pretty sure this is a girl so the name is picked.

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    Default How involved was your DH in choosing baby names?

    I've suggested names and he either says yes or no. He didn't offer up any of his own ideas

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    We had a piece of paper and would both write names on there that we liked - usually we'd get the chance to run them by each other first for an immediate no/hate it/ex's name etc. But a couple of doozies made it on the list. We then had a babymoon weekend away late in preg and our mission was no have narrowed it down to 2-3 names by the end of the trip and then waited til she was born to make the final decision which we did the minute she was placed in our arms.

    We plan to do it the same way this time except maybe over a dinner ad a babymoon might be harder to organise with DD now.

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