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When to Tell 5 Year Old About Pregnancy

I'm about 4 weeks pregnant with baby #2 and I'm wondering when to tell our 5 year old son. I don't want to tell him too early just because it would be difficult to explain if something bad were to happen and I wouldn't want to crush him. ... but waiting until first trimester is over seems EONS away! When did you tell your children about a new pregnancy?


Good Pregnancy Books

Hello. My Sister-in-law (hubby's bro's wife) just announced she is pregnant...

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Movie for a 5 Year Old

My 5 year old daughter and I both love dogs. I was thinking about taking her to either Marley and Me or Hotel for Dogs. Can anyone say if they're appropriate for a 5 year old? Thanks!

What to Expect When You're Expecting

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Need Help Explaining How Baby's Come Out to My 6 Year Old.

I am 4 months pregnant and my 6 year old daughter is fascinated with the pregnancy. She has asked me several times how babies come out of the mommy's tummy. I told her the doctor takes the baby out and left it at that. I can tell that she wants me to be specific but I am not ready to discuss the birds and the bees with her. I think too much information at such a young age will do more harm than good. A friend of mine told me to tell her the doctor cuts the tummy open and takes the baby out. That would be great if I have a C-section...