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Should I Have A Second Child Quiz

You want what's best for your family, but you're not sure if having another child is the right decision.

Having a second child is a big decision. There are many things to consider before taking the plunge such as whether or not you're ready if you can afford it, and how it will affect your first child. This quiz will help weigh the pros and cons of having a second child so you can make the best decision for your family.

1Are you planning this baby?

Choose an answer
Yes
No
Sometimes I really want
Rarely, but we talk about it

2Who was born to you first?

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Girl
Boy

3Do you feel like you've recovered from pregnancy and childbirth?

Choose an answer
I don't think I'll ever recover, it was that tough
It was tough but I'm starting to feel like myself again
recovered quickly and felt great shortly after childbirth

4Do you have enough help?

Choose an answer
Yes, I have plenty of family and friends who are willing to help out
Sometimes I need help but mostly I can handle things on my own
No, I barely have any help as it is

5How do you feel about your partner?

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We're constantly arguing and on the verge of a breakup
We get along most of the time but there's always room for improvement
We're best friends and we always make each other laugh

6Do you have enough time for yourself?

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I have plenty of time for myself and my hobbies
I have some free time but I would like more
I barely have time to shower, let alone do anything for myself

7Do you think having a second child will add too much stress to your life?

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Yes, I'm already stressed out and don't know how I would cope with another child
Sometimes I feel like I'm about to snap but overall I can handle the stress
No, even though things might be hectic at times, I would be able to handle it

8How old is your first child?

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0-2 years
3-5 years
6 years and more

9Is your child asking you for a brother or sister?

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Constantly
Sometimes the child wonders how it is
The first child is still very young

10Do you feel like you're missing out on time with your first child?

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Yes, I feel guilty that I'm not spending enough time with my child
Sometimes I wish I could spend more time with my child but we make the most of the time we have
No, even though I'm busy, I still find ways to connect with my child on a daily basis

11Do you have a tendency to have multiple pregnancies?

Choose an answer
Yes
No
I don't know

12Do you have enough money?

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We're comfortable but things would be tight if we had another child
No, we're constantly struggling to make ends meet
Yes, we would be able to afford another child without any financial strain

13Are you and your partner on the same page about having a second child?

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Yes, we both want and feel ready to have another child
No, my partner doesn't want any more children but I do
My partner is undecided but leaning towards not having any more children

14What is your gut feeling about having a second child?

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It's something we've been considering and it feels like the right time
It would be too much work and I'm not sure if I'm ready
Now is definitely not the right time for us to have

15Do you think you would be a good parent to a second child?

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Yes, I'm confident that I could provide a loving home for another child
Yes, I think I would be able to handle it with the help of my partner
No, I don't think I'm cut out for parenting more than one child