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    Yep hardly any visitors for #3 and as he was another boy even less 😔

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    Quote Originally Posted by magicmashie View Post
    I'd be happy! I find the constant visitors when you have a newborn so draining. They seem to always come when the baby is sleeping too, when you finally get a moment to yourself to sleep/shower whatever and then you have to entertain them.
    I'm like this!

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    The only people that came to meet DD2 were my parents and they came to look after DD1 when I was in hospital.

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    Yep I definitely found people tend to care less about the second. DH ended up buying me some flowers for my hospital room when DS was born because no one else did. With DD (first bub) we had a room full!
    I'm partly relieved because I don't particularly like visitors, but I feel sad for DS.

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    Yep, we had lots of visitors for DD, pretty much every visiting hours we had people there. For DS we had far fewer. I was happy though, because the people who did come were the ones who really cared (and some made a huge effort to be there!) and I liked going to the nursery to feed during visiting hours as it was so quiet in there at those times, so I had the midwives to myself for feeding help.

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    Opposite here with each child i seem to get more and more vistors

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    Lol - I refer to my son as my Poor Little Second Child. They never get as much as the first.

    That being said however, for the most part, your friends and family aren't visiting the baby, they're visiting YOU. So, when you have your first baby, thats a huge deal. Suddenly you go from a non parent to a parent. They dont visit to be a part of your new baby joy, they visit to be a part of the new parent joy. It sucks for us because from the inside the joy is really no different with each kid.

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    We have definitely had less visitors this time, family have still made just as much effort but friends haven't. Having said that, I've definitely been less welcoming/keen to organise visits as I'm trying to keep life for my toddler as normal as possible. He enjoys the visitors but it puts his routine out a bit so I've tried to space them out a little. Also, I learned from the first time that while visits are lovely and lots of fun, they are quite tiring when you're living on broken sleep. So I'm pacing myself a bit more this time

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    Haha yep. ..poor old 3rd kid you have to take visiting to even see anyone!!

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    Oh this hurts me sooo much
    My 3rd baby didn't get many visitors at all and the few that did
    Didn't give him a card or gift

    He had 2 cards, not that I expected to be gifted for having a baby but I have a box of cards for my daughter half a box for my 2nd.

    Poor Mr 3 no one actually cared enough to write him a card let alone visit him.

    Very disappointing.
    I feel you


 

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