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    Default 2 year gap - how did this work for you?

    Just wondering how juggling your newborn & 2 year old worked for you?

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    My gap is few months short of 2 years but it has worked out really well. DD1 was old enough to amuse herself during feeds etc but young enough that she wasn't jealous of he baby. They are now great friends (still fight sometimes though but have similar interests and play together a lot).

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    Aww, thanks. That's what I hope for my two littlies. Playmates!

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    I have a 22mth old gap between my girls. It's easy and yet difficult. My eldest adores the baby to the point of cuddling her to strangulation. Also we had a regression in her TT and overnight wakes appeared for a couple of months.

    You need a good daily pattern. I found it hard to resettle my baby between naps in the cot so all of her day sleeps are in the pram carrier or capsule. That way I can resettle easily.

    On good days it's very very easy. My baby is now 3mths old.

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    I have a 26 month gap between my sons. The first few months was tough, but now, I absolutely love it. They are now 2 and 4, they are best friends, my youngest absolutely adores his big brother and the amuse each other. It's actually easier when DS1 isn't at preschool Cos when he is DS2 misses him.

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    I managed with the newborn, toddler fine. The best thing was DD (2 at the time) having a arvo nap, as most 2 year old do. That meant i got a nap...i made sure DS (newborn) went down with her... They still do now, 2 years later!!!

    I actually find it harder now. They usually play well together but when they fight its REALLY HARD! Its alot of work entertaining 2 under 4!

    You'll figure out what works for you...or you'll start drinking vodka by the keg


 

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