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When is the best time to tell 4yr old she's getting a sister?

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My partner has a 4yr old daughter that does not live with us. when is the best time to tell her that she is going to be a big sister. she is very close to her dad as most littles girls are. she is also very territorial with her loved ones.

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As soon as possible so she does not hurt you on accident. Just get all excited and say there is a baby in your tummy and she is going to be a big sister. Then let her help you do small things to prepare for the baby. When the baby kicks let her feel.
When i found out i was preg. i told everyone and i miscarried,  this time i waited 3 months and i am due in a week but my kids still dont know!  The thing is though they are 2 and 7 months.  How should i tel them?
emmy, how do you have a 7 month old but you're due in a week? you can't tell a 7 month old but with a 2 and a 4 year old, you just tell them as plainly as ossible that they'll be a big brother/sister and that they'll still be loved but now you're going to love another baby, too. have them help and be a part of the whole process.

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