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#56081 - 12/14/05 06:14 AM Calculated fun
Chisel Offline
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Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1154
We are preppers, but to what extent ???

One question popped in my mind the other day ( dont ask me about the circumestances ) <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> .. The question is : when you plan to a have a baby , I mean the two of you off course, do you think about the season, politics ,weconomics, whatever that may , perhaps in any way make that timing better or worse ???

Example. I read somewhere a few years back that Austalians , I think , were advised NOT to consider pregnancies since 9 months later the grand Olymbics games or some such big event would be held in Australia . Understandably , ambulances and traffic ...etc. would be a bit affected by such events and may turn delivery close to a survival situation.

Not to spoil your "fun", heh heh heh , but its a thought.


Edited by Chisel (12/14/05 06:16 AM)

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#56082 - 12/14/05 06:30 AM Re: Calculated fun
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read somewhere a few years back that Austalians , I think , were advised NOT to consider pregnancies since 9 months later the grand Olymbics games or some such big event would be held in Australia
Cant say that I herd that said before the Olympics down here.

My only comment to this is that Im in it for the enjoyment of playing the game, I dont need the trophy <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

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#56083 - 12/14/05 07:30 AM Re: Calculated fun
Chris Kavanaugh Offline
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Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 3824
I'm trying to rotate my water so I won't embaress this website in case of a true emergency and you add THIS to the matrix? go away <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

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#56084 - 12/14/05 08:34 AM Re: Calculated fun
Chisel Offline
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Registered: 12/05/05
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<img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

Chris, I think you need an advice or two. When the birds start singing in April , dont let them fool you into anything. A female bird will lay her egg a few weeks later, but a human female will be in labor sometime in January, perhaps in the middle of a snow blizzard !!! Anyone prepared for that ???

Call me fanatic ..etc. , but when my DW was nine months pregnant last time, I felt pregnant myself. I mean I was extra extra cautious not to hurt MYSELF in anyway. The logic is that your wife is depending on you in those critical days, and you cant afford to be in bed or on crutches, when she tells you : its time to go !!

Same goes for the car.
Make it extra trouble-proof in that period.

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#56085 - 12/14/05 03:30 PM Re: Calculated fun
Hghvlocity Offline
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Registered: 01/12/05
Posts: 248
Loc: Oklahoma
You bet I considered different factors. For example, Oklahoma has some nasty hot summers...humidity off the charts and asphalt melting heat...so the wife certainly doesn't want to be pregnant then...Ok and we can't deliver in Sept, Oct or Nov...deer season <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> Then of course we didn't want our kids to have birthdays in December. My wifes is then and she hates it...so both of my kids have April birthdays...not to hot...not to cold. Time to get her figure back before swim season and not pregnant in heat of the summer. I don't believe I would change a thing.
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#56086 - 12/14/05 05:16 PM Re: Calculated fun
randyo Offline
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Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 56
Your age is also a factor. When I was much much younger - mostly in High School, I was planning at least 5 or 6 pregnancies a day. None of them ever came to fruition - but not for lack of planning - just lack of cooperation. <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

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#56087 - 12/14/05 07:00 PM Re: Calculated fun
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ROFL <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

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#56088 - 12/14/05 07:03 PM Re: Calculated fun
samhain Offline
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Registered: 11/30/05
Posts: 598
Loc: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The possibility if being pregnant in the heat of summer was a factor in deciding when my wife and I were going to try and get pregnant.

We joke that our daughter was calculated on a spread sheet (Excel if you're curious) but my beloved really did sit down at the computer and calculate a" window of opportunity" of getting pregnant and having the birth occur close to the beginning of summer (avoiding the heat with a bun in the oven, and to coincide with my semester off from nursing school.

The plan worked pretty well even with the offspring coming 6-weeks early.

"I love it when a plan comes together"


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