There is only one thing more exciting, more educational and more frustrating than a first pregnancy, and that is explaining the second, third or fourth pregnancies to the end products of the previous ones.
a humorous essay on motherhood
One is for Orange Juice, One is for Milk
by Susan Richardson
There is, first of all, the classic, time honored method of making the big announcement to the other children. It usually goes something like this,
“Mommy and Daddy have a wonderful surprise for you. There is a baby in Mommy’s tummy!” I told them with great enthusiasm. Rock, intent as any two year old in his Karo syrup based homemade play-doh, look up and said, “Did you eat one?”