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Your Clothes:

1st baby: You begin wearing maternity clothes as soon as your OB/GYN
confirms your pregnancy.

2nd baby: You wear your regular clothes for as long as possible.

3rd baby: Your maternity clothes ARE your regular clothes.

Preparing for the Birth:

1st baby: You practice your breathing religiously.

2nd baby: You don't bother because you remember that last time, breathing
didn't do a thing.

3rd baby: You ask for an epidural in your eighth month.

The Layette:

1st baby: You pre-wash newborn's clothes, color-coordinate them, and fold
them neatly in the baby's little bureau.

2nd baby: You check to make sure that the clothes are clean and discard
only the ones with the darkest stains.

3rd baby: Boys can wear pink, can't they?


1st baby: At the first sign of distress-a whimper, a frown-you pick up the

2nd baby: You pick the baby up when her wails threaten to wake your

3rd baby: You teach your three-year-old how to rewind the mechanical swing.


1st baby: If the pacifier falls on the floor, you put it away until you can
go home and wash and boil it.

2nd baby: When the pacifier falls on the floor, you squirt it off with some
juice from the baby's bottle.

3rd baby: You wipe it off on your shirt and pop it back in.


1st baby: You change your baby's diapers every hour, whether the need it or

2nd baby: You change their diaper every two to three hours, if needed.

3rd baby: You try to change their diaper before others start to complain
about the smell or you see it sagging to their knees.


1st baby: You take your infant to Baby Gymnastics, Baby Swing, and Baby
Story Hour.

2nd baby: You take your infant to Baby Gymnastics.

3rd baby: You take your infant to the supermarket and the dry cleaner.

Going Out:

1st baby: The first time you leave your baby with a sitter, you call home
five times.

2nd baby: Just before you walk out the door, you remember to leave a number
where you can be reached.

3rd baby: You leave instructions for the sitter to call only if she sees

At Home:

1st baby: You spend a good bit of every day just gazing at the baby.

2nd baby: You spend a bit of everyday watching to be sure your older child
isn't squeezing, poking, or hitting the baby.

3rd baby: You spend a little bit of every day hiding from the children.

Swallowing Coins (a favorite):

1st child: When first child swallows a coin, you rush the child to the
hospital and demand x-rays.

2nd child: When second child swallows a coin, you carefully watch for the
coin to pass.

3rd child: When third child swallows a coin you deduct it from his

Pass this on to everyone you know who has children...or anyone who KNOWS
someone who has had children... (The older the mother, the funnier this

Manuela,NSW baby girl borne on the 8.jan 2005

Thank you! Unfortunately i have a cold so my laughing turned into a coughing fit - but it was worth it! I'm only up to the second child, but can already image the 3rd!

Dette, DS 06.03, DS 10.04, DD 03.06 & Due Sept 07!

Very funny.

I have only got 2 children but i can imagine it.


that is so true

mother of two vic

Thats Great & so very true!
I had to join parents exchange after reading this. Having just had baby no.4, I know how true it is, especially hiding from the children each day!!

Tam, NSW, mother of 4

I read this a week ago and had to send it to all my mummy friends. I still chuckle every time I read it!!!!

DD1 July 2004 DD2 August 2007 DS September 2009

Soo Funny. Gave hubby and I a great laugh. Am going to send to everyone I know.

#1 28/11/04, #2 due 6/3/08

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