By Stephanie Ondrack
Focus on SIBLINGS
Whether it’s the idea that our little one needs a sibling, or that we always wanted a larger family, many of us decide at some point to take a second shot at this whole pregnancy, birth, and parenting thing. Having done it once before, we think we know the ropes. But as many of us discover, having a second baby can be a very different experience from having a first. How do we help prepare our existing child to become a big brother or sister? What if we were not happy with our first birth experience, and are hoping for something different this time? In this issue, we look at many different aspects of having another baby. From tips from experts, to tales from the trenches, this issue is for everyone having, considering having, or who already has, a second baby.