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How can I expect my children to react when I tell them I am pregnant?

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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unexpectedly

Every child may react differently depending on birth order, age and temperament.
Teens and preteens may be embarrassed that you are having sex and their friends will know it. Very young children won't understand. Reactions can range from happy excitement to anger. Whatever their initial reaction, it's likely to change with time.

In brief: Unexpectedly

Every child may react differently depending on birth order, age and temperament.
Teens and preteens may be embarrassed that you are having sex and their friends will know it. Very young children won't understand. Reactions can range from happy excitement to anger. Whatever their initial reaction, it's likely to change with time.
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

Depends on their ages and your family dynamics.

In brief: Depends

Depends on their ages and your family dynamics.
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