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Worried Lee Ann Barker Due August 8; 18 kids; Madison, Indiana 11 posts
27th Dec '12

My youngest son just turned 9 months old and we found out I'm 8 weeks pregnant with our third child. I'm a little concerned that since I just had baby recently that this pregnancy will have more complications and possibly be dangerous for the baby.

HungryHippo 2 kids; Missouri 11974 posts
27th Dec '12

You should be fine
A friend of mine got pregnant when her son was 4 weeks old and then Pregnant again when her daughter was 5 months
All her babies are fine and as far as I know her pregnancies were good also

Summerfrost 51 kids; Massachusetts 5708 posts
27th Dec '12

Your pregnancy shouldn't have any higher risk just because they're less than a year apart. Actually my middle baby and my youngest are a little under 18 months apart. There weren't any more complications than normal. :)

Soon 2B Mom of 2 2 kids; North Highlands, California 3785 posts
27th Dec '12

As long as your last pregnancy was healthy, and your healthy now, I wouldnt worry about it to much. I know alot of women who get pregnant within the fist year of being PP (myself included), and they have healthy pregnancys, and healthy babies.

Sock Lady 6 kids; 3 angel babies; Hell, ON, Canada 11727 posts
27th Dec '12

My youngest kid is 5(almost 6) months old, and I am currently 5 weeks, 3 days pregnant. :shock: I am a little worried, but that is because I had complications with most of my other pregnancies.

LeahP Due February 19; Dunfermline, United Kingdom 16 posts
27th Dec '12

I was speaking recently to one of my work colleagues and she said that her obstetrician advised her that 6 months is sufficient to let ur body recover then try again. At least ur kids will grow up together :D x*x

Eli&Elliot's Mommy! 2 kids; Brooklyn, New York 2109 posts
28th Dec '12

Don't be worried about complications. My DS is 7 months today and I'm 11 weeks.