My pregnant sister-in-law just told us her baby’s name…which is the same as ours. I’m due first. Can I ignore her calling “dibs” on the baby name?
I’m 17 and pregnant. My family is wonderfully helpful…to the point that I’m afraid I won’t be allowed to raise my own baby! How can I ask them to back off without alienating my support system?
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