(VIDEO) How do you make the decision to have a second child?

It seems like as soon as you get married people ask when you’re going to start a family. As soon as you have a baby people ask when you’re going to have another child. So begins the guilt trip if you don’t give your first child a sibling.

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Only one of the Mommy Talk Show guests for this series, Gigi Pedraza of Inca Kids is a mother of two. The rest of us have one child. Here’s how we answer “How do you make the decision to have a second child?” in Part I:



Decision to Have a Second Child

In Part II, we hear from Gigi Pedraza, the only mother of two on the episode on how her life changed when her second child arrived.

Here are some books from trusted retailer Amazon.com to prepare your little one for the arrival of a new baby and the responsibilities of being a big sister/big brother:

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Creator & Host of Mommy Talk Show. Emmy award-winning TV journalist.Wife & Mommy; Mom Blogger; Social Media Coach; Long Island, New York transplant living in Atlanta, GA. Follow Joyce on Twitter @MommyTalkShow Author of Use What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms featuring interviews with mompreneurs who created businesses using their skills & backgrounds.

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One comment

  1. I have come to think that asking anyone if they are going to have more kids unless they bring it up an invasion of privacy. It’s even more wrong to try to guilt trip them. We got asked after our son the same question. It died down after he was like 4. That’s a personal decision between that couple.