An Encore Presentation: Top Ten Signs You Have Baby Fever.

You know how when you’re looking for a new car, and you find one you really want, you suddenly start seeing them everywhere you go? Yeah, I’m thinking pregnant bellies must be like that. Because I swear, it feels like I’m surrounded by them right now. Preggos, that is. And a new one seems to pop up every day!

That’s right, I’ve got a case of baby fever again. I’ve ridden it out before though (as the post below proves), so don’t get too excited. Think you might have baby fever too? See how many of the statements below you agree with.

Pictures of wrinkly, newborn babies bring a tear to your eye. And not one of remembered pain, but one of “ohmygodsheissocutecanaIhaveonenowplease?”

You attempt to sell your child’s outgrown clothes, but can’t bring yourself to do it. Because, sure, you have no plans to get pregnant again, but what if you did? And what if it was another girl? A girl who conveniently enough, was born at the exact same time of year? Then you’d want those clothes again, wouldn’t you?

You start rationalizing why you don’t really need the guest bedroom in your head. After all, you only have guests once every other month or so. Besides, those pull-out couches are surprisingly comfy! And hey, they could always sleep in your bed…

You start keeping track of your cycle again. You know. Just in case.

You look at pregnant bellies, and instead of smiling in sympathy, you have to stomp down a pang of jealousy.

You start sentences with “next time…” I’ll exercise all the way through. And I’ll watch what I eat. And…

You allow yourself to picture driving a minivan. And you don’t feel the urge to vomit.

Speaking of vomit, you tell yourself morning sickness wasn’t that bad. After all, it only lasted a couple of months. And those preggo pops were awfully tasty…

You give yourself a mental high five when your husband slips and says things like “our kids” (plural).

You find that you’re almost disappointed when your period arrives on time. Not that you were “trying” but…

Done? Okay, ‘fess up .Who’s got an acute case of GimmeABabyNows?

8 Comments on An Encore Presentation: Top Ten Signs You Have Baby Fever.

  1. Scary Mommy
    April 5, 2011 at 9:16 pm (5 years ago)

    Yes, yes, yes and yes. It’s official, I’ve got it.

    • Amber
      April 6, 2011 at 8:44 am (5 years ago)

      Hmmmm….the scary mommy pregnancy blog. That would be interesting to see.

  2. Jen
    April 6, 2011 at 8:08 am (5 years ago)

    I can honestly say, I am not suffering from baby fever. Oh thank God!

    • Amber
      April 6, 2011 at 8:43 am (5 years ago)

      After 3 babies at once, I would be all kinds of done too.

  3. Meagan
    April 6, 2011 at 8:41 am (5 years ago)

    Nope. I definitely know I’m done. There’s some relief when you get here. :)

    The extremes of definitely want more or definitely done are much easier than that wobbly middle place of not sure….

    • Amber
      April 6, 2011 at 8:43 am (5 years ago)

      Yeah. The wobbly place is hard. But hey, I’m getting old, so mother nature is going to decide for me soon!

  4. Rebecca
    April 6, 2011 at 1:36 pm (5 years ago)

    I’m so done with babies but your feelings totally mean you’re not done. So just wait for that magical ‘right’ time and it will happen.

    • Amber
      April 7, 2011 at 9:12 am (5 years ago)

      Yeah, that’s kinda what I thought. Stay tuned….


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comment *