Quoting shes.so.vain:" Record EVERYTHING. Even though he wont be there in person, when he does come back , you two can watch ... [snip!] ... back , you two can watch it together and he'll still get to be a part of his firsts. Thats about the only advice I can give. :/"Thank you!
Quoting FaithLovesBaby:" It's hard, it really is. But that's military life. SO is deployed, he left when DD was one week old and ... [snip!] ... DD was one week old and won't be back until shortly before her first birthday. If you need someone to talk to, you can PM me."He's going to find out shortly after his sons birth, and will be here for almost two months afterwards which is better than a week. I just keep thinking about how four months was hard, with out a baby and he wasn't in any danger then. Do you know if his chances are thinned out because he has a child on the way? Or do they not look at that? But thank you, it'll be nice to have someone to talk to. I wish you the best of luck and that he will come home safe.
Quoting Maebaby2012:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Bently'sMommy♥:</b>" After my boyfriend came home from ... [snip!] ... But came home in October 3 days before we found out the sex :-) now he supposibly cant deploy for a year. :-) Good luck."Well you had some great luck! (: now I hope we get that lucky. But thank you.
Quoting White Chocolate Milk:" It is what it is. You can choose to embrace it or make it horrible. My best friend just came back home ... [snip!] ... LO can see and hear him. Make a recording of him reading a story or singing a song so your LO can be familiar with his voice. "Yes, it is what it is. But thank you. I will definitley be looking into all of that. I wasn't sure if they would be able to use those things.
Quoting Bently'sMommy♥:" He's going to find out shortly after his sons birth, and will be here for almost two months afterwards ... [snip!] ... at that? But thank you, it'll be nice to have someone to talk to. I wish you the best of luck and that he will come home safe."I have no idea how they choose. But I know some people end up not going because of medical reasons. SO's entire squad got deployed, they actually didn't have enough people.