6 week check

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6 week check

Was a whole lot better than I was expecting. Wasn't looking forward to it because I don't really care for this dr who I refer to as Mr. Personality :rolleyes:
Anyways, they are happy with my 20lb weight loss, now if only I could get these last 9lbs gone I would be too. My BP was as close to normal as ever for me at 122/80.
He didn't do the pap which I was expecting since my one at the beginning of the pregnancy was normal. So I go back at the end of August or beginning of Sept for that. The nurse asked what I wanted to do for birth control if anything and I told her the bc pills work very well for me so I'd like to go that route again. A few minuets later Mr. Personality walks in and I kid you not the first thing he says to me is this..."so you want birth control pills? Do you really think you will have time for sex?" To which my response was "Oh your a funny guy today huh?" And then..he laughed...OMG! He does his check says everything is good and sits down at the computer to send my prescription to the pharmacy and he asks me "so you don't want anymore kids?" I looked at him and said..."Do you remember our conversation about birth control?" And he laughed again...no way! LOL
Anyways, thats my update...not too shabby!

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Sounds like a good appointment. Glad you didn't have to have the pap. I'm scared of that right now. So wait...I'm confused on the more kids part. You do or don't want more? Well yay for the 6 week blessing to DTD. Haha.

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Glad it was a good appt!! I would find a new doc for the future lol

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LOL...I will still use this practice. It was just this one DR I didn't care for. Don't get me wrong, he's good and knows his stuff...I guess I just prefer more friendly than in and out.
And for clarification, we are done having kids. We have my 13 year old step son who lives with us full time(his mother is not in the picture) and then DH and I have our 6 year old son and now Kylie together. I honestly would love to have one more, but...I am 29(will be 30 in December) and DH just turned 36 this month. He has been out of work for over 2 years and just in the last month was able to find a job and get back to work. He is still going to school full time and financially it just would not work. We're pushing it now as it is and some months wouldn't make it if it weren't for my parents. Yes I understand we won't always be like this money wise and that things will get better but with the age gap of the kids, it's just better for our family to be done. Even though i'm sad about this decision, I am ok with it as well.

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I'm glad your appt went well. I'm sorry you're not really at peace with your decision to be done with kids. It's a hard choice to make and sometimes our heads have to min out over our hearts. Hugs!

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Deciding not to have more is a very tough decision. We went through it too and as Rylee is getting bigger I am sad she is my last baby but then we talk and I am so excited for the future of our family. The money was a big deciding factor for us and it is sad that it should be that way but both DH and I came from families that struggled pay check to paycheck and I don't want that for my kids. I have so much more than my parents ever did like a house and nice cars etc and I just want my kids to grow up with nice things not really the best and most expensive.

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Yeah the decision about no more kiddos has to be hard. Hugs girl. Not sure if we will have more either. Dh has always just wanted one. And since Henry has been a fussy baby, dh said I couldn't even pay him to have another. But I'm set on at least two..so I'm going to revisit the conversation in 2 years...haha. But I will be 34 then. That's OK though, I have friends in their 40's having babies..and they manage well.

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I am 35 and just had Rylee. It is not my ideal since I had wanted to be younger but with trouble getting pregnant and IVF stuff taking time it ended up being this way. It is a partial reason we are stopping at 2 though as well as the money.

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Elizabeth good luck to you in getting DH to agree to another. Maybe one day Henry will flip a switch and become a whole lot easier and then he will agree to another one. Smile
If I would have told DH after we had DS that I was done with having babies he would have been right there with me. He felt done after him but knew I wanted at least one more because that was something we talked about while dating. I obviously knew he had his DS from his previous marriage but I was very clear I wanted at least two of my own possibly three depending on the situation at the time.
I didn't want this much age gap between DS and this one, but life got in the way and we moved a lot between being in the military and then civilian life and all the adjustments that came with it. I really wanted another one when DS was 2-3, but honestly I don't know how I would have handled that close of an age gap. DS didn't sleep through the night until he was just about two, and didn't fully potty train until he was 4.5. I now know I would not have liked having two in diapers. lol
I finally got to the point where I told DH I was done waiting and we either needed to try soon or I was going to have to learn to live with not having another one and I was not ready for that at all. So we decided to try and here we are. Smile