I'm due 8/9 with #2. My ds is 9 1/2. We hadn't been planning on having any more, but dp turned 30 and his brother had his first child and it just triggered something in us and we decided it was now or never. We're really, really excited. I've heard a lot of stuff about how with your second you show earlier and may feel movement earlier, things like that, and I was wondering if that still applies if you have a large age gap. I also am worried because my first was a difficult birth because my doctor was trying to push me into a c section and I basically had to fight tooth and nail for a vaginal birth, and it was not a good experience. Do I still have a lower c section risk due to my prior vaginal birth or am I considered like a primipara again?
Also (I know this is getting long), I am worried about my older ds losing his spot at the center of our universe. Does anyone with a large age gap between kids have good stories to share? He has been less than thrilled so far and is worried about us loving him less despite our reassurances. Thanks for slogging through this and for any input.