How far apart are your kids?

How far apart are your babies? My son is turning one, and we are looking to try right after his birthday. So they would be 21/22 months apart, I believe. I’m looking for insight. I want my babies close in age so they can be friends and grow up close together, but I don’t want to feel I miss out on my first baby. Is that a real thing as I heard when babies are close in age it’s a lot of work, BUT the kids are very close.


Currently pregnant but already have two. All 3 will be 3.5 years apart. All of my siblings and cousins are all 3 years apart too.

Mines are 7,5,2 and due in aug. I wanted my kids at least 2 years apart of each other

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My oldest boy is 12yrs twin boys are 11yr in 2 weeks and we have a 4mo girl

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Mine are 14, 12, 7, 7, and 3 and all my kids are close especially my 14, 12 & 3 year old my 7 year old twins are autistic so they have their moments they want to be close and other times they would rather be left alone

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Mine are 18,17,15 and 5. The oldest two are 10 months apart. :slightly_smiling_face:

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13 months exactly, 18months, 22 months, And almost 24 months between our kiddos. They are all best friends. They fight like all siblings but always make up.

1 and 2 12 months 5 days apart
2 and 3 13 months apart
3 and 4 20 months apart
4 and 5 4 years 1 month apart

Obviously its not too bad if I did it this many times in a row right? :grimacing::rofl:

My son is 7 and I am currently 29 weeks. Big gap but my son is very excited to have his bby brother home soon :blue_heart:

My son is 2.5 years and I’m currently 13 weeks pregnant with #2. My son will turn 3 just 2 months after this one is born, we wanted #2 right after my sons first birthday (march 2019), but were no successful until may 2020

My first daughters 3.5
My second daughter is 1
My last n final baby is due in January!

I’m grateful for the one and only I’ve successfully carried and gave birth too. :sparkling_heart: but I know my husband has two older brothers that are about 16 or so years apart from him.

It honestly depends on the kids. Having kids close together doesn’t mean they will get along and be best friends, tbh. My brother is 6 years older than me and we have always been close.

On that note, my children will be 4 or more years apart.

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My ob told me to wait at least 18 months between to give your body time to adjust after a baby

I have two boys three years apart. Was difficult with a newborn and a 3 year old, then the fighting as they were a little older drove me nuts, but they’re 10 and 13 now and the best of buds! Then we threw a little sister in the mix this year so there’s a big age difference now and they are so very helpful!

23 months apart. It’s hard I won’t lie. I have a 3 year old boy and a 1 year old (13 months) girl. Someone is always touching me, getting them both to sleep is hard because I didn’t sleep train my son well enough before my daughter arrived, someone is always left out/they both always need mummy at the same time it seems. Lots of jealousy, they are just starting to sort of play together. That being said I’m hoping that when they get older it will be easier having them close in age.

Firstly I would say if you and your SO want your kids close in age do it, it might be a little harder but it will be worth it if it’s what you want! My boys are 3 1/2 years apart and I wouldn’t change it. They will still grow up close in age and be best friends (I hope :crossed_fingers:t2:) but my oldest is independent enough that he can do certain things on his own (go potty/ get a snack/ play with toys and generally entertain himself).

My 1st 2 were 1 mths apart , my 2nd and 3rd were 18 mths apart 3rd and 4th 2 yrs apart and 4th and 5th 3 yrs apart , all grew up together and are so close now as adults

Mine are 22 months apart. It’s been good :slight_smile: They are 7 and almost 9

Just want to say that even if your kids arent close in age they can still be close. I’m 24, my brothers are 17 and 12. They are my best friends, we are super close. We have sleepovers and play games together. We go out to eat and they come over just to hang out. It’s not the age that matters, it’s the time spent together and the relationship. :heart:

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