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    Default Large family by choice?

    Did you plan on having a big family or did you figure you would just see how many "little blessing" you would have?


    Before dh and I were married, there were discussions about 4 kids. We would have been fine with less, but 4 is a good number for us.

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    I knew I wanted a large family.

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    I always wanted 4 children. Two girls and two boys, so that each child had at least one sibling of each sex lol. I got lucky & did get 2 of each

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    We considered ourselves done with just the two. We love kids and I always wanted a big, noisy family but for us it was a practical decision. Money and time were on short supply and my youngest was getting close to school age and the idea of having the two in school and having time to get my degree was really tempting.

    So Lily was a surprise and we're both really happy she came to be with us. We're definitely done now though.

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    When dh and I got married 16 years ago the plan was to have 2 children. We have four, since the last one was born I have had 2 miscarriages. I honestly wouldn't mind having one or two. After our second child was born we switched over to the idea of having how ever many blessings we would/could be blessed with.

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    I have been content with however many blessings God has allowed me to have.

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    I have two children right now! Would love to have a larger family! But I will wait until the time is right to have more children!

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    I live in an area of big families. Four is considered on the small size.

    I personally only have two and everyone one says I have a starter family. Much like a smaller starter home.

    I believe they all wanting big family- since most of them came from one- mixed in with children as blessings belief.

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    Dh and I always wanted at least 6 or 7 children before we were 35 years old. We have 6 (4 boys, then twin girls), and our family is now complete (unless G-d has other plans for us).

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    We didn't have a set number when we got married. I don't think we even discussed it beforehand. Somewhere along the line we decided to have as many as the Lord would send. For us that has been seven- 5 boys, 2 girls. The doctor said no more babies after the last one, so we are finished now.

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    we always wanted 4, after 2, i had post pardum so bad..drs said not to have more, i went even deeper in depression..and got new dr..who believes kids are awesome and once you are aware you can monitor..so now its in god's hands....i'm ok either way.......most days..lol...

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    We always wanted a large family and God has blessed us with 4 children. We got 2 girls and 2 boys in that order actually. We are pretty much done I think.

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    We didn't really plan a large family. We just had the first one and found out we liked it and kept going. Truthfully if it weren't for our ages (46 and 49) we'd have more. We have talked about adopting so we'll see.

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    I would say that our large family is deffinitely by choice. We had 5...then we made a mistake (for us it was a BIG mistake) & had my tubes tied. It was only by God's grace that we were able to have it reversed about 3 yrs. later. Then we miscarried Hannah Christine....and went on to have 5 more blessings. I would love to have at least 2 more before God shuts down that department.lol....but whatever He decides will be fine w/me

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    Awww I'm so envious of you all with big families! I will have more someday! I just want to be in a better situation before doing so! I can't wait until the day, I can finally just be free and "let it happen"

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