After the first child there is doubt as to when to become pregnant again. How to know if it’s time to have the second child.

Many women start late to motherhood or plan to have their children soon so they can grow up together, few like to wait many years between one pregnancy and another.


To know if it’s time to have the second child, it’s important to take a lot of factors into account.

If the body is prepared for a second pregnancy, if the husband wants to have other children, if the couple is able to support two or more babies, among other things, so let’s examine all these questions to see if this is the best time to increase the family.

How to know when is the right time to have the second child?

The body needs to be prepared for a second pregnancy

This is a question that varies, so if you had the firstborn of normal birth you need to know that the vaginal canal takes about 40 days to reestablish.

Before this can not get pregnant, if you had the cesarean baby will have to wait longer, because, you can only plan a new pregnancy when you have done at least a year that gave birth.

Another thing that must be taken into account is that a second pregnancy can harm the first child’s breastfeeding, because because of the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy the milk changes the taste and the baby can reject it.

Your partner also wants another child.

Having two babies at home is difficult, so having a second child should be a decision of the couple, as it will cause a major change in routine, so talk to your husband or partner and see if their plans match with yours.

Financial situation

Having a child is already expensive, especially if it is two. A baby needs a lot of things, even if he has the first set of trunks to use in the second, he should think of other expenses such as education, health, fun and everything.

It will be a good time to get away from Job the

A woman’s professional life is also very important, and if she returned to work after maternity leave and is still recovering, she should consider whether it is time to move away again, but if she has a good financial situation and believes that this is the time to leave work to dedicate the family there is something else.

Mother’s disposition

Before deciding to get pregnant again, you need to know if you are willing to take on all the complications of a second pregnancy, if you can manage a baby while you are pregnant, aware that you need to keep programs and friends away for a long time and who will have to deal with the jealousy of the elder brother, among other things.