How to explain mommy is having a baby to other kids

Many times my oldest guessed I was pregnant. We tried to wait until I was at least showing but if our oldest caught on sooner we'd tell the other children too. Usually by telling them, "Mommy is having another baby." Our children were always excited and accepted the next child with joy.

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8Theresa GouldChicago, Illinois
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04/22/14
8Theresa Gould
Oh yes, they always had their pick. Usually the girls hoped for a girl and the boys hoped for a boy, especially in later pregnancies with the older children. :)
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04/30/14
8Theresa Gould
I haven't heard of much jealousy in the large families I know, but the smaller families that has been an issue for some.
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