11 Signs Your Biological Clock Is Blaring

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babyWhen did you become aware of the slow steady beep of your biological clock? Was it when you were just married and in your mid-20s? A time when all you knew was that you wanted to spend your life making sweet love to the beautiful man by your side. Did your biological clock go off when you were in your 30s, had hit the ceiling in your career, found the perfect partner, and wanted to share that love with a baby? Or maybe you were in your 40s, the expert in your field, had traveled the world with your devoted partner, and were ready to share all that love and wealth with a fruit of your loins? Or were you minding your own business and out of nowhere a very loud, blaring alarm went off, like a bomb, leaving you to take shelter and clamor for the snooze button?

Here are some warning signs that your biological clock may be blaring:

  • You see your hot boyfriend playing with your niece at a family function and you instantly start daydreaming about what your babies together will look like, complete with musical score and slow-mo photo montage.
  • You volunteer to babysit complete strangers' children on Saturday nights.
  • When you hear a newborn crying, your ovaries twitch.
  • Immaculate conception syndrome: Three days before your period is due, you are convinced that you are pregnant and start thinking about baby names.
  • You have started dressing your dog in baby clothes and Mimi co-sleeps with you in a side-by-side.
  • The condom breaks and you do the happy dance.
  • You think a kid throwing a tantrum at an upscale restaurant is “cute” complete with audible “Awwwww!”
  • You stumble onto one of those online mommy and me clothing line sites and you order matching Christmas outfits for you and your yet-to-be-conceived daughter, just in case.
  • You are planning a move and completely basing it on where the good schools, good "family" neighborhoods, and parks are located.
  • You find that you are having the uncontrollable urge to bathe, dress, and hand feed your husband.
  • You have lost all sense of reality and decided that you no longer need to sleep, ever again, for the rest of your life.

How did you know that you were ready to have a baby?

 

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femal... femaleMIKE

I used to say "AWWWWWWW" when my 20 month niece first started having tantrums at 11months.   It was cute when she stomped her little feet.  Its not so cute anymore, but it does not bother me at all....yet.


I knew I was ready 5 years ago, when I carried my friends 7 month old and I felt something in the pitt of my stomach and in my heart.  I was married for 5 years at the time and never tried to prevent pregnancy.  So I knew I was going to have trouble. 

Stacey. Stacey.

aww femaleMIKE it will happen in due time. I was with my man for 3 years, and we also never took measures to prevent pregnancy. I thought I couldnt conceive, and pretty much forgot about having a baby. Then thats when it happened. Now when you get pregnant it will prob be triplets or something lol.


I wish you many beautiful babies =)

femal... femaleMIKE

its been 10 years now. :(


im going to start the clomid thing (for the 4th time) in Aug.  Been through the whole IVF thing five times. 


 


thank you for the well wish

nonmember avatar Carrie

My son was an accident w my hs sweetheart senior year. Hes 18 months now. Hs sweetheart and I are married. Im craving another baby so bad. I dont know what to do. :/ its a hard decission.

2tryi... 2trying2be3

I never wanted kids until I met my husband but then we had to go through a fertility clinic to get our daughter (who's now 2 and a half) due to my not being able to carry. Got pregnant with our son while using bc and making plans to make our daughter be our only one because I didn't want to go through the clinic again. Lol I'm glad we hesitated now :)

nonmember avatar Teri

I always knew I wanted kids. Every time I held a baby or saw a pregnant woman I would feel a strange yearning go my stomach and heart. Married my high school sweetheart and had my first at 20. Have since had 3 more and wanting another one. Would like a girl this time tho. I have 4 boys. Lol.

nonmember avatar Teri

I always knew I wanted kids. Every time I held a baby or saw a pregnant woman I would feel a strange yearning go my stomach and heart. Married my high school sweetheart and had my first at 20. Have since had 3 more and wanting another one. Would like a girl this time tho. I have 4 boys. Lol.

nonmember avatar Teri

I always knew I wanted kids. Every time I would see a pregnant woman or hold a baby, I would feel this strange yearning in my stomach and heart. Married my high school sweetheart and had my first at 20 then went on to have 3 more. I want another one too. Lol

Maevelyn Maevelyn

I didn't know I wanted this one (I'm 13 weeks) but my 7 year old dd did! Before I knew I was pregnant she started saying things like "If mommy ever get pregnant again... If we had another baby it could be..." I couldn't figure out where it was coming from. We're waiting for the anatomy ultrasound to tell the kids we're expecting. LOL we're just going to take them with us and see how they react!


 

nonmember avatar Pattu

My hubby thought it would be a great idea the second time. We had our son young but don't regret it. I want another one since my son turned one. I have many friends who just had a baby. I don't know what to do I want five total. But in today' s world that might not be wise.

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