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    Hi Cue

    I'm due in Feb with number 3. My boys have just turned 4yrs and 14 months. I don't think anyone can answer this for you. Sometimes I worry about how hectic it will be with 3. I'm 35 so didn't have a long time to decide. Once pregnant I'm for the most part super excited and I'm sure things will be just fine

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    We were in a very similar position with 2 children & 2 embies left in the freezer. I felt like I couldn't just let them go to waste & I liked the thought of having 3 children. So once DS2 was nearing 2 we decided to give them a go & were happy with whichever way the FET's went (if it didn't work then we were completely happy as a family of 4, however if it did, then we would be happy as a family of 5). The first FET was a BFN, so then we transferred our last & it was a BFP. Number 3 will be here later in the year & we are both so happy with our decision (and thankful we have none left in the freezer, as I'd be tempted to go again! Hehe).

    If I were you I would definitely go for it & just let fate decide! Best of luck! Xx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mumsical View Post
    Hi Cue

    I'm due in Feb with number 3. My boys have just turned 4yrs and 14 months. I don't think anyone can answer this for you. Sometimes I worry about how hectic it will be with 3. I'm 35 so didn't have a long time to decide. Once pregnant I'm for the most part super excited and I'm sure things will be just fine

    Good luck!
    I'll be 35 this year too. I don't want to be changing nappies when I'm 40! I'm studying to have a career change too, I want to complete that before I'm 40. Another baby will make that really hard and potentially make it near impossible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTimeHasCome View Post
    We were in a very similar position with 2 children & 2 embies left in the freezer. I felt like I couldn't just let them go to waste & I liked the thought of having 3 children. So once DS2 was nearing 2 we decided to give them a go & were happy with whichever way the FET's went (if it didn't work then we were completely happy as a family of 4, however if it did, then we would be happy as a family of 5). The first FET was a BFN, so then we transferred our last & it was a BFP. Number 3 will be here later in the year & we are both so happy with our decision (and thankful we have none left in the freezer, as I'd be tempted to go again! Hehe).

    If I were you I would definitely go for it & just let fate decide! Best of luck! Xx
    I just worry about getting my hopes up. I know it's not the greatest quality embryo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cue View Post
    I'll be 35 this year too. I don't want to be changing nappies when I'm 40! I'm studying to have a career change too, I want to complete that before I'm 40. Another baby will make that really hard and potentially make it near impossible.
    I'm studying Midwifery full time also. I've had to drop back to 3 units this semester and will probably only do 2 academic units next semester which will set me back 6 months but that won't matter in the long run . I think you just work around things and it all sorts itself out in the end. I'm definitely looking forward to getting over the little baby stage where you regain a little more independence too! Won't be for a few years yet though lol

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    If you want to go with baby no.3 go for it. I am almost 11 weeks pregnant with my third but It has been quite a big break between no. 2 and this one. My youngest will be 9 when this one is born. I must admit this bubs was unplanned but still very much wanted after the shock subsided. Don't let anyone tell you that you shouldn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cue View Post
    I just worry about getting my hopes up. I know it's not the greatest quality embryo.
    Yeah I know what you mean hun. I went in with the mindset that I was completely happy with 2 children, a third would be a bonus. I knew I would never do another stim or anything like that for a 3rd. When I got my first BFN I was completely fine & felt like the last one was just for closure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTimeHasCome View Post
    Yeah I know what you mean hun. I went in with the mindset that I was completely happy with 2 children, a third would be a bonus. I knew I would never do another stim or anything like that for a 3rd. When I got my first BFN I was completely fine & felt like the last one was just for closure.
    I hope I'm able to feel that way. I can be a bit of an 'all or nothing' type of person so I worry that if I go back and it doesn't work, I'll have committed to a 3rd and I will want to stun again. Hopefully I can keep a level head!

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    I haven't been around BH much lately but thought I'd update this...

    So I'm currently leaning towards going for a third. But it's terrifying! And I'm not 100% sure. DH is actually now thinking we're done so we're not on the same page yet.

    I'm just worried about not coping with 3 kids. I would absolutely love to be pregnant again and have a baby, but maybe I'm getting a bit old for this!

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    We have started 'trying' for our 3rd, it took ages to convince DH but he's there now... My thinking with having 3 is I know it will be hard & there will be times where I'm totally pulling my hair out but I want a biggish family around us when we're older, to me that's what life is about so it's short term pain for a lifetime of gain! But that's us & our situation, I'd actually like 4 kids but I'm 35 now & DH is stretching to 3 for me so I'm compromising for him. I can't wait to be pregnant again!


 

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